tetramerous

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adjective te·tram·er·ous \te-ˈtra-mə-rəs\

Definition of tetramerous

  1. :  having or characterized by the presence of four parts or of parts arranged in sets of four tetramerous flowers

Origin and Etymology of tetramerous

New Latin tetramerus, from Greek tetramerēs, from tetra- + meros part — more at merit


First Known Use: 1826


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