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polymerous

[ puh-lim-er-uhs ]
/ pəˈlɪm ər əs /
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adjective
Biology. composed of many parts.
Botany. having numerous members in each whorl.
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Origin of polymerous

First recorded in 1855–60; polymer + -ous
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How to use polymerous in a sentence

  • For its political result naturally it requires polymerous support.

    Freedom's Battle|Mahatma Gandhi

British Dictionary definitions for polymerous

polymerous
/ (pəˈlɪmərəs) /

adjective
(of flowers) having the petals, sepals, and other parts arranged in whorls of many parts
biology having or being composed of many parts
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