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te·tram·er·ous

 (tĕ-trăm′ər-əs)
adj.
1. Having or consisting of four similar parts.
2. Having flower parts, such as sepals, petals, and stamens, in sets of four.

te·tram′er·y n.

tetramerous

(tɛˈtræmərəs)
adj
1. (Biology) (esp of animals or plants) having or consisting of four parts
2. (Botany) (of certain flowers) having parts arranged in whorls of four members
[C19: from New Latin tetramerus, from Greek tetramerēs]
teˈtramerism n

te•tram•er•ous

(tɛˈtræm ər əs)

adj.
1. consisting of or divided into four parts.
2. (of flowers) having the parts of a whorl arranged in fours or multiples of four.
[1820–30; < New Latin tetramerus < Greek tetramerḗs. See tetra-, -merous]
te•tram′er•ism, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.tetramerous - having or consisting of four similar parts; tetramerous flowers
biological science, biology - the science that studies living organisms
many-sided, multilateral - having many parts or sides