• Pistil Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) The seed-bearing organ of a flower. It consists of an ovary, containing the ovules or rudimentary seeds, and a stigma, which is commonly raised on an elongated portion called a style. When composed of one carpel a pistil is simple; when composed of several, it is compound. See Illust. of Flower, and Ovary.
- (n.) An epistle.
• Pistilliferous Definition & Synonyms
- (a.) Pistillate.