adjective. having gynoecia, or pistils, the ovule-bearing organ of a seed plant.
adjective. bearing or consisting of carpels.
- male child
Example sentences of the word pistillate
1. Noun, singular or mass
Among imperfect flowers, both pistillate and staminate flowers may grow on the same plant, or the staminate flower may be on one plant and the pistillate flower on another.
The male flowers are staminate, having stamens to produce pollen, and the female flowers are pistillate with a pistil to receive the pollen.