Epipetalous Ep`i*pet"al*ous, a. [Pref. epi- + petal.] (Bot.) Borne on the petals or corolla. [1913 Webster]

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  • epipetalous — /ep euh pet l euhs/, adj. (of a flower) having the stamens attached to the petals. [1835 45; EPI + PETALOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • epipetalous — epi·petalous …   English syllables

  • epipetalous — /ɛpiˈpɛtələs/ (say epee petuhluhs), /ɛpə / (say epuh ) adjective 1. (of stamens) inserted on the petals and appearing to originate from them. 2. (of a flower) having the stamens inserted on the corolla. {epi + petalous} …   Australian English dictionary

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