biseriate

[bahy-seer-ee-it, ‐eyt]
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adjective Botany.

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

Nearby words

  1. bisector,
  2. bisectrix,
  3. bisellium,
  4. biserial,
  5. biserially,
  6. biserrate,
  7. bisexual,
  8. bisexuality,
  9. bisferious pulse,
  10. bish

Origin of biseriate

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

Related formsbi·se·ri·ate·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for biseriate

biseriate

adjective

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