apetalous

adjective
apet·​al·​ous | \ (ˌ)ā-ˈpe-tə-ləs How to pronounce apetalous (audio) \

Definition of apetalous

: having no petals

First Known Use of apetalous

circa 1706, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of apetalous was circa 1706

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“Apetalous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/apetalous. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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