trimerous

adjective
trim·​er·​ous | \ ˈtri-mə-rəs How to pronounce trimerous (audio) \

Definition of trimerous

: having the parts in threes used of a flower and often written 3-merous

First Known Use of trimerous

1826, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for trimerous

New Latin trimerus, from Greek tri- + meros part — more at merit entry 1

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“Trimerous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trimerous. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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