monomerous

[muh-nom-er-uh s]

Origin of monomerous

1820–30; < Greek monomer(ḗs) consisting of one part (mono- mono- + mér(os) part + -ēs adj. suffix) + -ous
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monomerous

adjective
  1. (of flowers) having whorls consisting of only one member

Word Origin for monomerous

C19: from Greek monomerēs of one part; see mono-, -mere
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