zygomorphic

adjective
zy·​go·​mor·​phic | \ ˌzī-gə-ˈmȯr-fik How to pronounce zygomorphic (audio) \

Definition of zygomorphic

of a flower
: having floral parts unequal in size or form so that the flower is capable of division into essentially symmetrical halves by only one longitudinal plane passing through the axis

Other Words from zygomorphic

zygomorphy \ ˈzī-​gə-​ˌmȯr-​fē How to pronounce zygomorphy (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of zygomorphic

1875, in the meaning defined above

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“Zygomorphic.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zygomorphic. Accessed 28 January 2020.

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