monomerous

[ muh-nom-er-uh s ]
/ məˈnɒm ər əs /
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adjective

consisting of one part.
Botany. (of flowers) having one member in each whorl.

Nearby words

  1. monomaniac,
  2. monomark,
  3. monomelic,
  4. monomer,
  5. monomeric,
  6. monometallic,
  7. monometallism,
  8. monometer,
  9. monomethylamine,
  10. monometrical

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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