Peloric
Peloric Pe*lo"ric, a. (Bot.) Abnormally regular or symmetrical. --Darwin. [1913 Webster]

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  • peloric — adjective Having a mutation such that a normally asymmetric flower becomes radially symmetric …   Wiktionary

  • peloric — pe·lor·ic …   English syllables

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  • pelorized — peloric /pi lorˈik/, pelˈorized or peloric /pi lorˈik/, pelˈorised adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑peloria …   Useful english dictionary

  • pelorised — peloric /pi lorˈik/, pelˈorized or peloric /pi lorˈik/, pelˈorised adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑peloria …   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

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