Heptamerous
Heptamerous Hep*tam"er*ous, a. [Hepta- + Gr. ? part.] (Bot.) Consisting of seven parts, or having the parts in sets of sevens. --Gray. [1913 Webster]

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  • heptamerous — [hep tam′ər əs] adj. [ HEPTA + MEROUS] having seven parts in each whorl: said of flowers: also written 7 merous …   English World dictionary

  • heptamerous — /hep tam euhr euhs/, adj. consisting of or divided into seven parts. [1780 90; HEPTA + MEROUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • heptamerous — adjective /hɛpˈtæməɹəs/ Comprising seven parts or members …   Wiktionary

  • heptamerous — [hɛp tamərəs] adjective Botany & Zoology having parts arranged in groups of seven. ↘consisting of seven joints or parts …   English new terms dictionary

  • heptamerous — hep•tam•er•ous [[t]hɛpˈtæm ər əs[/t]] adj. consisting of or divided into seven parts • Etymology: 1780–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • heptamerous — Having seven parts or seven members …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • heptamerous — /hɛpˈtæmərəs/ (say hep tamuhruhs) adjective consisting of or divided into seven parts. {hepta + mer(e) + ous} …   Australian English dictionary

  • heptamerous — /hep tam euhr euhs/, adj. consisting of or divided into seven parts. [1780 90; HEPTA + MEROUS] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Septenate — Sep ten*ate, a. [L. septeni seven each.] (Bot.) Having parts in sevens; heptamerous. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • septenate — adjective Having seven parts Syn: heptamerous …   Wiktionary

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