multicelled

adjective
mul·​ti·​celled | \ ˌməl-tē-ˈseld How to pronounce multicelled (audio) , -ˌtī- \
variants: or multicell \ ˌməl-​tē-​ˈsel How to pronounce multicelled (audio) , -​ˌtī-​ \

Definition of multicelled

: having, consisting of, or involving more than one and usually many cells a multicell battery multicell thunderstorms especially : multicellular multicelled plants and animals multicelled life

First Known Use of multicelled

1884, in the meaning defined above

Learn More About multicelled

Time Traveler for multicelled

Time Traveler

The first known use of multicelled was in 1884

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near multicelled

multicausal

multicelled

multicellular

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for multicelled

Cite this Entry

“Multicelled.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/multicelled. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More Definitions for multicelled

multicelled

adjective
mul·​ti·​celled | \ ˌməl-tē-ˈseld, ˌməl-ˌtī- How to pronounce multicelled (audio) \
variants: or multi-celled

Medical Definition of multicelled

: multicellular multicelled animals a multi-celled organism

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
True or False

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

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

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!