Gamosepalous
Gamosepalous Gam`o*sep"al*ous, a. [Gr. ? marriage + E. sepal.] (Bot.) Formed of united sepals; monosepalous. [1913 Webster]

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  • gamosepalous — [gam΄əsep′əl əs] adj. having the sepals united; monosepalous …   English World dictionary

  • gamosepalous — /gam euh sep euh leuhs/, adj. Bot. having the sepals united. See illus. under calyx. [1825 35; GAMO + SEPALOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • gamosepalous — adjective (of a calyx) having united sepals …   Wiktionary

  • gamosepalous — gam·o·sep·a·lous …   English syllables

  • gamosepalous — /ˌgæmoʊˈsɛpələs/ (say .gamoh sepuhluhs) adjective having the sepals united …   Australian 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

  • Monosepalous — Mon o*sep al*ous, a. [Mono + sepal: cf. F. monos[ e]pale.] (Bot.) Having only one sepal, or the calyx in one piece or composed of the sepals united into one piece; gamosepalous. [1913 Webster] Note: The most recent writers restrict this term to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

  • syn|sep|al|ous — «sihn SEHP uh luhs», adjective. = gamosepalous. (Cf. ↑gamosepalous) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sepal — Se pal, n. [NL. sepalum, formed in imitation of NL. petalum, petal, to denote one of the divisions of the calyx: cf. F. s[ e]pale.] (Bot.) A leaf or division of the calyx. [1913 Webster] Note: When the calyx consists of but one part, it is said… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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