trimerous

trimerous

[trim-er-uhs]
adjective
1.
Botany. (of flowers) having members in each whorl in groups of three.
2.
Entomology. having three segments or parts.

Origin:
1820–30; < Neo-Latin trimerus, equivalent to trimer- (see trimer) + -us -ous

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trimerous (ˈtrɪmərəs)
 
adj
1.  (of plants) having parts arranged in groups of three
2.  consisting of or having three parts

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trimerous   (trĭm'ər-əs)  Pronunciation Key 
  1. Having three similar parts or segments.

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


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