As a noun stigma
is stigma (mark of infamy).
As an adjective protogynous is
(biology) exhibiting protogyny.
* (l) (Anglicised long stem)
* (l) (Anglicised short stem, obsolete, rare)
A mark of infamy or disgrace.
A scar or birthmark.
(botany) The sticky part of a flower that receives pollen during pollination.
a ligature of the Greek letters sigma and tau, ().
(biology) Exhibiting protogyny.
(botany) Whose female parts (stigma) becomes mature before the male ones (anthers).
(botany) Whose female parts (archegonia]]) mature before the male parts ([[antheridium, antheridia) release their spermatozoids .