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Definition of "pistils" [pistils]

  • Plural form of pistil. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "pistils" in a sentence
  • "If we examine a perfect flower, we shall find that it consists essentially of two sets of organs, one called the pistils, the other the stamens."
  • ""There might be 500 pistils on the tree that we left, and we come and touch each of those, like a bee would accidentally touch them," says Mr. Bradford."
  • "Two portraits of a pair of orchids, framed against textured curtains in the Bhavsars' loft, could pass for painted still-lifes: the vertical lines of the drapes are the backdrop against which the flowers bloom in their circular glory, captured close-up, with their stamens and pistils adding formal details that draw the viewer in."