Sepalous
Sepalous Sep"al*ous, a. (Bot.) Having, or relating to, sepals; -- used mostly in composition. See under {Sepal}. [1913 Webster]

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  • -sepalous — [sep′əl əs] [< SEPAL + OUS] combining form forming adjectives having (a specified number or kind of) sepals [gamosepalous] …   English World dictionary

  • sepalous — epi·sepalous; poly·sepalous; syn·sepalous; …   English syllables

  • sepalous — See sepaled. * * * …   Universalium

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

  • -sepalous — sep·al·ous …   English syllables

  • -sepalous — a word element meaning having sepals , as in polysepalous. {sepal + ous} …   Australian English dictionary

  • -sepalous — |sepələs adjective combining form Etymology: sepal + ous : having sepals gamosepalous tetrasepalous * * * a combining form meaning having sepals of the kind or number specified by the initial element: polysepalous. [see SEPAL, OUS] …   Useful english dictionary

  • sepalous — sepˈalous adjective Having sepals • • • Main Entry: ↑sepal …   Useful english dictionary

  • gamosepalous — |gamō|sepələs adjective Etymology: probably from (assumed) New Latin gamosepalus, from New Latin gam + sepalus sepalous : having the sepals united * * * /gam euh sep euh leuhs/, adj. Bot. having the sepals united. See illus. under calyx. [1825… …   Useful english dictionary

  • synsepalous — (ˈ)sin, sən+ adjective Etymology: syn + sepalous : gamosepalous * * * /sin sep euh leuhs/, adj. Bot. gamosepalous. [1840 50; SYN + SEPALOUS] …   Useful english dictionary

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