Definition of oligospermous in English:

oligospermous

adjective

rare Botany
  • Containing or producing few seeds.

Pronunciation

oligospermous

/ˌɒlɪɡə(ʊ)ˈspəːməs/ /ɒˌlɪɡə(ʊ)ˈspəːməs/

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Robert Mayne (1808–1868). From oligo- + -spermous; compare French †oligosperme, scientific Latin oligosperma, ancient Greek ὀλιγόσπερμος.