Origin of pentamerous
OTHER WORDS FROM pentamerouspen·tam·er·ism, pen·tam·er·y, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for pentamerous
Thus, in both Lilium lancifolium and L. auratum the writer has frequently met with pentamerous flowers.Vegetable Teratology|Maxwell T. Masters
Pentamerous insects are those which have five joints in all their tarsi.
The Clerid, which M. Latreille has placed in the pentamerous section, vary considerably in the number of their tarsal joints.
To take an example, the group Pseudostrobus, characterized by pentamerous leaf-fascicles, appears in many systems.The Genus Pinus|George Russell Shaw
Thus fig. 38 shows a pentamerous symmetrical flower, with dimerous pistil.