adjective am·er·is·tic \¦amə¦ristik, ¦āˌme¦r-\

Definition of ameristic

  1. :  undifferentiated —used of certain ferns having the prothallia not fully developed and lacking in meristematic tissue thus failing to produce archegonia

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Origin and Etymology of ameristic

Greek ameristos undivided (from a- 2a- + meristos divided) + English -ic — more at meristem

First Known Use: 1879

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a brief usually trivial fact

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