Floral envelope
Floral Flo"ral, a. [L. Floralis belonging to Flora: cf. F. floral. See {Flora}.] 1. Pertaining to Flora, or to flowers; made of flowers; as, floral games, wreaths. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) Containing, or belonging to, a flower; as, a floral bud; a floral leaf; floral characters. --Martyn. [1913 Webster]

{Floral envelope} (Bot.), the calyx and corolla, one or the other of which (mostly the corolla) may be wanting. [1913 Webster]


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  • floral envelope — n. PERIANTH …   English World dictionary

  • floral envelope — noun collective term for the outer parts of a flower consisting of the calyx and corolla and enclosing the stamens and pistils • Syn: ↑perianth, ↑chlamys, ↑perigone, ↑perigonium • Derivationally related forms: ↑chlamydeous (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • floral envelope — noun Date: circa 1829 perianth …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • floral envelope — Bot. the calyx and corolla of a flower. [1820 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • floral envelope — flo′ral en′velope n. bot the calyx and corolla of a flower • Etymology: 1820–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • floral envelope — /flɒrəl ˈɛnvəloʊp/ (say floruhl envuhlohp) noun the calyx and corolla of a flower …   Australian English dictionary

  • Floral — Flo ral, a. [L. Floralis belonging to Flora: cf. F. floral. See {Flora}.] 1. Pertaining to Flora, or to flowers; made of flowers; as, floral games, wreaths. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Containing, or belonging to, a flower; as, a floral bud; a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • floralenvelope — floral envelope n. The perianth of a flower. * * * …   Universalium

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