hexamerous

adjective

hex·​am·​er·​ous
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1
botany : consisting of six parts : having floral whorls composed of six members
2
zoology : having six parts or parts in multiples of six arranged radially
used especially of anthozoans in which the tentacles and mesenteries are in multiples of six

Word History

Etymology

hexa- + -merous

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“Hexamerous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hexamerous. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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