[ muh-nom-er-uh s ]
/ məˈnɒm ər əs /
consisting of one part.
Botany. (of flowers) having one member in each whorl.
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Words nearby monomerous
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Example sentences from the Web for monomerous
Monomerous insects are those which have only a single tarsal joint.An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. III (of 4)|William Kirby
Probably the first marks for identification of a specimen might be the monomerous tarsus and the single claw.
British Dictionary definitions for monomerous
/ (mɒˈnɒmərəs) /
(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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