Sepalody Se*pal"o*dy, n. [Sepal + Gr. e'i^dos form.] (Bot.) The metamorphosis of other floral organs into sepals or sepaloid bodies. [1913 Webster]

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  • sepalody — ˈsepəˌlōdē, ˈsēp noun ( es) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary sepal + ody : metamorphosis of other floral organs into sepals * * * sepˈalōdy noun (Gr eidos form) transformation of other flower parts into sepals • • • Main Entry:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sepalody — sepa·lo·dy …   English syllables

  • -ody — ˌōdē, di noun combining form ( es) Etymology: Greek ōdia, from ōdēs ode + ia y : process of becoming like : metamorphosis into (something specified) chiefly in botanical terms sepalody …   Useful english dictionary

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