noun. ['ˈpɪstəl'] the female ovule-bearing part of a flower composed of ovary and style and stigma.
- compound pistil
- simple pistil
- reproductive structure
Rhymes with Pistil
Sentences with pistil
1. Noun, singular or mass
The pistil is the shape of a baseball bat and has four components.
The pollen must be transferred to the pistil portion of the flower for reproduction to occur.
3. Verb, base form
According to the Oklahoma State University website, pollen shedding and pistil reproductively occurs at separate times.