- consisting of one part.
- Botany. (of flowers) having one member in each whorl.
Origin of monomerous
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Monomerous insects are those which have only a single tarsal joint.An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. III (of 4)
Probably the first marks for identification of a specimen might be the monomerous tarsus and the single claw.
- (of flowers) having whorls consisting of only one member
C19: from Greek monomerēs of one part; see mono-, -mere