(?), n. [Pref. peri- + Gr. productive organs.] 1. (Bot.) (a) Any organ inclosing the essential organs of a flower; a perianth. (b) In mosses, the involucral bracts of a male flower.
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2. (Zol.) A sac which surrounds the generative bodies in the gonophore of a hydroid.
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(?), n.;
pl. Perigonia (#).
[NL.] Same as Perigone.
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