Words nearby -andry
WORDS THAT USE -ANDRY
What does -andry mean?
In terms from botany, -andry is used to specifically indicate the state of having a number or type of stamens, the pollen-bearing organ of a flower. In some terms, such as polyandry, the form is used to indicate practices around having a husband.
The form -andry comes from Greek -andría, essentially meaning “male.” This suffix, in turn, derives from Greek anḗr, “man.”
What are variants of –andry?
Examples of -andry
A term you may have encountered that features the form -andry is misandry, “hatred, dislike, or mistrust of men.”
The form mis- has a variety of meanings, including “hate,” from Greek mîsos meaning “hatred,” while the form -andry means “male.” Misandry literally translates to “male hate.”
What are some words that use the combining form –andry?
- gynandry (using the equivalent form of -andry in Greek)
- polyandry (using the equivalent form of -andry in Greek)
What are some other forms that -andry may be commonly confused with?
How to use -andry in a sentence
Dr. Andry had his own recipe for making café à la sultane, which was to boil the coffee hulls for half an hour.All About Coffee|William H. Ukers
Like an obedient child Andry alighted from his horse, and, more dead than alive, stood before his father.
Andry could not reply, and his eyes remained fixed upon the ground.
As the wheat-stalk bends after the stroke of the sickle, Andry bent his head and fell upon the grass without uttering a word.
Before day-dawn on the eighth, the General received information of the enemy landing on the west bank, at Andry's plantation.The Battle of New Orleans|Zachary F. Smith