noun co·rol·la \kə-ˈrä-lə, -ˈrō-\

Definition of COROLLA

:  the part of a flower that consists of the separate or fused petals and constitutes the inner whorl of the perianth
co·rol·late \kə-ˈrä-lət; ˈkr-ə-ˌlāt, ˈkär-\ adjective

Origin of COROLLA

New Latin, from Latin, diminutive of corona
First Known Use: circa 1753


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