Polypetalous
Polypetalous Pol`y*pet"al*ous, a. [Poly- + petal.] (Bot.) Consisting of, or having, several or many separate petals; as, a polypetalous corolla, flower, or plant. --Martyn. [1913 Webster]

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  • polypetalous — [päl΄i pet′ l əs] adj. [ POLY + PETALOUS] Bot. having separate petals …   English World dictionary

  • polypetalous — adjective Etymology: New Latin polypetalus, from poly + petalum petal Date: circa 1704 having or consisting of separate petals …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • polypetalous — polypetaly, n. /pol ee pet l euhs/, adj. Bot. having a corolla of separate petals. [1695 1705; POLY + PETALOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • polypetalous — adjective having a corolla composed of distinct, separable petals …   Wiktionary

  • polypetalous — poly·petalous …   English syllables

  • polypetalous — pol•y•pet•al•ous [[t]ˌpɒl iˈpɛt l əs[/t]] adj. bot having separate petals • Etymology: 1695–1705 pol y•pet′al•y, n …   From formal English to slang

  • polypetalous — /pɒliˈpɛtələs/ (say polee petuhluhs) adjective having many or (commonly) separate petals …   Australian English dictionary

  • polypetalous — adjective having a corolla composed of many separated or distinct petals • Similar to: ↑petalous, ↑petaled, ↑petalled …   Useful english dictionary

  • polypetaly — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|ped.əlē noun ( es) Etymology: polypetalous + y : the condition of being polypetalous …   Useful english dictionary

  • ap|o|pet|al|ous — «AP uh PEHT uh luhs», adjective. = polypetalous. (Cf. ↑polypetalous) …   Useful english dictionary

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