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Meaning of TETRAMEROUS

Pronunciation:  ti'tramurus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  (biology) having or consisting of four similar parts; tetramerous flowers
 

TETRAMEROUS is a 11 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: many-sided, multilateral
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Te*tram"er*ous\, a. [Tetra- + Gr. ? part.]
1. (Bot.) Having the parts arranged in sets of four; as, a
   tetramerous flower.

2. (Zo["o]l.) Having four joints in each of the tarsi; --
   said of certain insects.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Of a flower, having four segments in each perianth whorl, and usually in each whorl of stamens also.
 

 

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