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monomerous

[ muh-nom-er-uhs ]
/ məˈnɒm ər əs /
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adjective
consisting of one part.
Botany. (of flowers) having one member in each whorl.
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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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British Dictionary definitions for monomerous

monomerous
/ (mɒˈnɒmərəs) /

adjective
(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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