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Pentamerous meaning

pentamerous - 3 dictionary results

  1. 1. divided into five parts; specifically, having each floral whorl consist of five ( or a multiple of five) members; " pentamerous flowers"
  2. 2. Divided into, or consisting of, five parts; also, arranged in sets, with five parts in each set, as a flower with five sepals, five petals, five, or twice five, stamens, and five pistils.
  3. 3. Belonging to the Pentamera.

pentamerous - examples of usage

  1. So for a week he floated with the current of casual dissipation and then, caught for an hour by a refluent eddy of lonesomeness,- four parts of the pentamerous clover- leaf were paired lovers,- he penned a missive which might have changed much in his future career: He sent to Christian Schwan a formal proposal for the hand of Margarete. - "The Life and Works of Friedrich Schiller", Calvin Thomas.
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