Semidouble Sem`i*dou"ble, a. (Bot.) Having the outermost stamens converted into petals, while the inner ones remain perfect; -- said of a flower. [1913 Webster]

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  • Semidouble — Sem i*dou ble, n. (Eccl.) An office or feast celebrated with less solemnity than the double ones. See {Double}, n., 8. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • semidouble — semi·double …   English syllables

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