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octamerous

[ok-tam-er-uh s] /ɒkˈtæm ər əs/
adjective
1.
consisting of or divided into eight parts.
2.
Botany. (of flowers) having eight members in each whorl.
Also, octomerous.
Origin of octamerous
1860-1865
1860-65; < Greek oktamerḗs having eight parts (equivalent to okta- octa- + mér(os) -merous + -ēs adj. suffix) + -ous
Related forms
octamerism
[ok-tam-uh-riz-uh m] /ɒkˈtæm əˌrɪz əm/ (Show IPA),
noun
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British Dictionary definitions for octamerous

octamerous

/ɒkˈtæmərəs/
adjective
1.
consisting of eight parts, esp (of flowers) having the parts arranged in groups of eight
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