multichambered

adjective
mul·​ti·​cham·​bered | \ ˌməl-tē-ˈchām-bərd How to pronounce multichambered (audio) , -ˌtī- \
variants: or less commonly multichamber \ ˌməl-​tē-​ˈchām-​bər How to pronounce multichambered (audio) , -​ˌtī-​ \

Definition of multichambered

: having or consisting of more than one chamber a multichambered burrow/tomb … cows are born with the ability to digest almost any plant they can chew, thanks to a multichambered stomach and a helpful army of gut microbes that break down food that most mammals cannot.— Laura Beil

First Known Use of multichambered

1908, in the meaning defined above

Learn More About multichambered

Time Traveler for multichambered

Time Traveler

The first known use of multichambered was in 1908

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near multichambered

multichain

multichambered

multichannel

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for multichambered

Cite this Entry

“Multichambered.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/multichambered. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Thing: Flower Edition

Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

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!