meride

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From French méride (compare meridian).

Noun[edit]

meride (plural merides)

  1. (music, obsolete) An interval of pitch equal to 1/43 of an octave.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From French méride from Ancient Greek μερίς (merís, a part) (genitive μερίδος (merídos)).

Noun[edit]

meride (plural merides)

  1. (biology) A colony of plastids.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Perrier to this entry?)