Polysepalous Pol`y*sep"al*ous, a. [Poly- + sepal.] (Bot.) Having the sepals separate from each other. [1913 Webster]

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  • polysepalous — /pol ee sep euh leuhs/, adj. Bot. having a calyx of separate or unconnected sepals. [1820 30; POLY + SEPALOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • polysepalous — adjective (of a calyx) having separate sepals …   Wiktionary

  • polysepalous — poly·sepalous …   English syllables

  • polysepalous — /pɒliˈsɛpələs/ (say polee sepuhluhs) adjective having the sepals separate from one another …   Australian English dictionary

  • polysepalous — |pälē, lə̇+ adjective Etymology: poly + sepalous : having separate sepals …   Useful english dictionary

  • ap|o|sep|al|ous — «AP uh SEHP uh luhs», adjective. = polysepalous. (Cf. ↑polysepalous) ╂[< apo + sepal + ous] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sepal — Se pal, n. [NL. sepalum, formed in imitation of NL. petalum, petal, to denote one of the divisions of the calyx: cf. F. s[ e]pale.] (Bot.) A leaf or division of the calyx. [1913 Webster] Note: When the calyx consists of but one part, it is said… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Myrsinaceae — Myrsine family Hilo Holly (Ardisia crenata) Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

  • angiosperm — /an jee euh sperrm /, n. Bot. a plant having its seeds enclosed in an ovary; a flowering plant. Cf. gymnosperm. [ANGIO + SPERM] * * * ▪ plant Introduction       any member of the more than 300,000 species of flowering plants (division Anthophyta) …   Universalium

  • -sepalous — a combining form meaning having sepals of the kind or number specified by the initial element: polysepalous. [see SEPAL, OUS] * * * …   Universalium

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