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isomerous

[ahy-som-er-uh s]
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adjective
  1. having an equal number of parts, markings, etc.
  2. Botany. (of a flower) having the same number of members in each whorl.
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Origin of isomerous

First recorded in 1855–60; iso- + -mere + -ous
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Historical Examples

  • Isomerous, the same number in the successive circles or sets.

    The Elements of Botany

    Asa Gray


British Dictionary definitions for isomerous

isomerous

adjective
  1. having an equal number of parts or markings
  2. (of flowers) having floral whorls with the same number of partsCompare anisomerous
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