Adesmy A*des"my, n. [Gr. ? unfettered; 'a priv. + ? a fetter.] (Bot.) The division or defective coherence of an organ that is usually entire. [1913 Webster]

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  • adesmy — Bot. (əˈdɛsmɪ) [mod. f. Gr. ἄδεσµος unbound (f. ἀ priv. + δεσµός a bond) + y.] Defective coherence or adherence between vegetable organs. Syd. Soc. Lex …   Useful english dictionary

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