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pentamerous

[pen-tam-er-uh s] /pɛnˈtæm ər əs/
adjective
1.
consisting of or divided into five parts.
2.
Botany. (of flowers) having five members in each whorl.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; < Neo-Latin pentamerus. See penta-, -merous
Related forms
pentamerism, pentamery, noun
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pentamerous

/pɛnˈtæmərəs/
adjective
1.
consisting of five parts, esp (of flowers) having the petals, sepals, and other parts arranged in groups of five
Derived Forms
pentamerism, noun
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