Peloria
Peloria Pe*lo"ri*a, n. [NL., from Gr. ? monstrous.] (Bot.) Abnormal regularity; the state of certain flowers, which, being naturally irregular, have become regular through a symmetrical repetition of the special irregularity. [1913 Webster]

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  • peloria — [pi lō′rē ə, pilôr′ē ə] n. [ModL < Gr pelōros, monstrous < (Aeolic) pelōr, monster, var. of telōr, for * terōr < IE * kwerōr < base * kwer , to make, form > OIr cruth, shape] an abnormal regularity of form in a flower normally… …   English World dictionary

  • peloria — pəˈlōrēə, lȯr noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin, from Greek pelōros monstrous (from pelōr portent, monster) + New Latin ia; akin to Greek terat , teras portent, monster more at terat : an abnormal often hereditary regularity of structure o …   Useful english dictionary

  • peloria — peloric /peuh lawr ik, lor /, adj. /peuh lawr ee euh, lohr /, n. Bot. regularity of structure occurring abnormally in flowers normally irregular. [1855 60; < NL < Gk pélor(os) monstrous (pélor monster + os adj. suffix) + ia IA] * * * …   Universalium

  • pelòria — pe|lò|ri|a Mot Esdrúixol Nom femení …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • peloria — pe·lo·ria …   English syllables

  • peloria — /pəˈlɔriə/ (say puh lawreeuh) noun regularity of structure occurring abnormally in flowers normally irregular. {New Latin, from Greek pelōr monster + ia ia} –peloric /pɛˈlɔrɪk/ (say pe lawrik), / ˈlɒ / (say lo ), adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • Aporia peloria — Taxobox | name = Tibet Blackvein regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda classis = Insecta ordo = Lepidoptera familia = Pieridae genus = Aporia species = A. peloria binomial = Aporia peloria binomial authority = Hewitson, 1853Tibet Blackvein ,… …   Wikipedia

  • irregular peloria — noun : peloria in which symmetry is attained by increase in number of some part compare regular peloria …   Useful english dictionary

  • regular peloria — noun : peloria in which symmetry is attained by decrease in number of normally irregular parts compare irregular peloria …   Useful english dictionary

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