monomerous

adjective mo·nom·er·ous \məˈnämərəs\

Definition of monomerous

  1. 1a of a flower :  having a single member in each whorl b :  monocarpellary

  2. 2 :  having or characterized by one-jointed tarsi

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Origin and Etymology of monomerous

Greek monomerēs of one part, from mon- + meros part — more at merit


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