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petal definition

  • noun:
    • One of the often vibrant colored areas of a flower instantly surrounding the reproductive organs; a division associated with the corolla.
    • one of many component elements of the corolla of a flower, when this is comprised of individual parts, which it's not fused. Petals tend to be colorful.
    • Term of endearment.
    • among the leaves associated with the corolla, and/or coloured leaves of a flower. See corolla, and Illust. of rose.
    • among the expanded ambulacra which form a rosette on the black colored of particular Echini.
    • In botany, a corollaleaf; among individual elements of a corolla by which they're distinct.
    • In zoology, a petaloid ambulacrum, as that a spatangoid or clypeastroid sea-urchin. See slices under ambulacrum and petalostichous.
    • area of the perianth that's often brightly colored
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