pent-amerism

pentamerous

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

Origin:
1820–30; < Neo-Latin pentamerus. See penta-, -merous

pentamerism, pentamery, noun
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pentamerous (pɛnˈtæmərəs)
 
adj
consisting of five parts, esp (of flowers) having the petals, sepals, and other parts arranged in groups of five
 
pen'tamerism
 
n

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