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Inferior


Adjective

1. Of lower quality. (wiktionary.org)

2. Of lower rank. (wiktionary.org)

3. Located below. (wiktionary.org)

4. In botany, inside the flower stalk below the petals. Said of an ovary. (wiktionary.org)

5. Of an ovary, at least partly below the level of attachment of the other floral parts. (biology-online.org)

Word origin: From Latin inferior “lower, further down” (also used figuratively), comparative of inferus (adj.) “that is below or beneath,” from infra “below”


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