corolla

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noun co·rol·la \kə-ˈrä-lə, -ˈrō-\

Definition of corolla

  1. :  the part of a flower that consists of the separate or fused petals and constitutes the inner whorl of the perianth

corollate

play \kə-ˈrä-lət; ˈkȯr-ə-ˌlāt, ˈkär-\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of corolla

New Latin, from Latin, diminutive of corona


COROLLA Defined for Kids

corolla

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noun co·rol·la \kə-ˈrä-lə\

Definition of corolla for Students

  1. :  the part of a flower that is formed by the petals



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