trim·​er·​ous ˈtri-mə-rəs How to pronounce trimerous (audio)
: having the parts in threes
used of a flower and often written 3-merous

Word History


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

First Known Use

1826, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of trimerous was in 1826

Dictionary Entries Near trimerous

Cite this Entry

“Trimerous.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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