Definition of octamerous in English:

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Pronunciation: /äkˈtamərəs/


Botany & Zoology
1Having parts arranged in groups of eight.
Example sentences
  • Being octocorallians, they have polyps that show an octamerous or eight-fold symmetry.
1.1Consisting of eight joints or parts.
Example sentences
  • He found what seemed to be an octamerous arrangement combined to a certain extent with hexamerism.

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Syllabification: oc·tam·er·ous

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