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polypetalous

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adjective poly·pet·al·ous \-ˈpe-tə-ləs\

Definition of polypetalous

  1. :  having or consisting of separate petals



Origin of polypetalous

New Latin polypetalus, from poly- + petalum petal


First Known Use: circa 1704


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