petaloid


petaloid

petaloid [pet-l-oid] EXAMPLES|WORD ORIGIN adjective having the form or appearance of a petal. Liberaldictionary.com

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  • Origin of petaloid First recorded in 1720–30; petal + -oid Related formsin·ter·pet·al·oid, adjective Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for petaloid Historical Examples of petaloid

  • Petaloid, Petaline, petal-like; resembling or colored like petals.

    The Elements of Botany

    Asa Gray

  • Petaloid coloration of the ordinary leaves, or of the bracts, is mentioned under the chapter relating to colour.

    Vegetable Teratology

    Maxwell T. Masters

  • Stigma two-lipped, with the lips commonly dilated and petaloid.

    The Wild Flowers of California: Their Names, Haunts, and Habits

    Mary Elizabeth Parsons

  • To cut the knot, and please all parties, our beautiful floral envelope has been denominated a petaloid perianth.

    Everyday Objects

    W. H. Davenport Adams

  • Within this petaloid perianth is a membranous one, together with a boat-shaped bracteolate body, entire.

    Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and The

    William Griffith

  • British Dictionary definitions for petaloid petaloid adjective biology resembling a petal, esp in shapethe petaloid pattern on a sea urchin Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

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