actinomorphic

adjective
ac·​ti·​no·​mor·​phic | \ˌak-(ˌ)ti-nō-ˈmȯr-fik, -tə-nō-;ak-ˌti-nō-\

Definition of actinomorphic 

: being radially symmetrical and capable of division by any longitudinal plane into essentially symmetrical halves an actinomorphic tulip flower

Other Words from actinomorphic

actinomorphy \ ˈak-​tə-​nō-​ˌmȯr-​fē , ak-​ˈti-​nō-​ \ noun

First Known Use of actinomorphic

1881, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for actinomorphic

German actinomorph (from actino- actino- + -morph, borrowed from Greek -morphos -morphous) + -ic entry 1

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about actinomorphic

Share actinomorphic

Statistics for actinomorphic

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for actinomorphic

The first known use of actinomorphic was in 1881

See more words from the same year

Comments on actinomorphic

What made you want to look up actinomorphic? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

obstinately defiant of authority

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Autumn Words of the Day 2018

  • a-top-down-image-of-road-through-an-autumn-forest
  • Which is a synonym of fugacious?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!