biseriate

[ bahy-seer-ee-it, ‐eyt ]
/ baɪˈsɪər i ɪt, ‐ˌeɪt /

adjective Botany.

arranged in two rows; arranged in two cycles or whorls.

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Origin of biseriate

First recorded in 1845–50; bi-1 + seriate

OTHER WORDS FROM biseriate

bi·se·ri·ate·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for biseriate

biseriate
/ (ˌbaɪˈsɪərɪɪt) /

adjective

(of plant parts, such as petals) arranged in two whorls, cycles, rows, or series
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