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dimerous

[dim-er-uhs]
adjective
1.
consisting of or divided into two parts.
2.
Botany. (of flowers) having two members in each whorl.

Origin:
1820–30; < Neo-Latin dimerus < Greek dimerḗs bipartite. See di-1, -merous

dimerism, noun
undimerous, adjective
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dimerous (ˈdɪmərəs)
 
adj
1.  consisting of or divided into two segments, as the tarsi of some insects
2.  (of flowers) having their floral parts arranged in whorls of two
 
[C19: from New Latin dimerus, from Greek dimerēs, from di-1 + meros part]
 
'dimerism
 
n

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dimerous   (dĭm'ər-əs)  Pronunciation Key 
  1. Consisting of two parts or segments, as the tarsus in certain insects.

  2. Having flower parts, such as petals, sepals, and stamens, in sets of two.


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