Tetrapetalous
Tetrapetalous Tet`ra*pet"al*ous, a. [Tetra- + petal.] (Bot.) Containing four distinct petals, or flower leaves; as, a tetrapetalous corolla. [1913 Webster]

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  • tetrapetalous — [te΄trə pet′ l əs] adj. four petaled …   English World dictionary

  • tetrapetalous — /te treuh pet l euhs/, adj. Bot. having four petals. [1690 1700; TETRA + PETALOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • tetrapetalous — /tɛtrəˈpɛtələs/ (say tetruh petuhluhs) adjective having four petals …   Australian English dictionary

  • tetrapetalous — /te treuh pet l euhs/, adj. Bot. having four petals. [1690 1700; TETRA + PETALOUS] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tetra- — Tet ra [Gr. te tra , from te sares, te ttares, four. See {Four}.] 1. A combining form or prefix signifying four, as in tetrabasic, tetrapetalous. [1913 Webster] 2. (Chem.) A combining form (also used adjectively) denoting four proportional or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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