Definition of corolla
: the part of a flower that consists of the separate or fused petals and constitutes the inner whorl of the perianth
corollateplay \kə-ˈrä-lət; ˈkȯr-ə-ˌlāt, ˈkär-\ adjective
Recent Examples of corolla from the Web
The models are as follows, and they’ve been added to our list below: 2009–2011 Corolla and Matrix, 2011 Sienna, 2006–2011 Yaris, 2010–2011 4Runner, 2008–2011 Scion xB, 2007–2011 Lexus ES, 2010–2011 Lexus GX, 2006–2011 Lexus IS.
Double Otto’. The 2-inch-wide double flowers feature deeply flared scarlet sepals with double, dark-purple corollas.
Toyota builds Corollas in Cambridge, Ontario, as well as in Blue Springs, Miss.
One user tracked every drop of gas ever put into his Corolla and then entered it into Gas Cubby.
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Origin and Etymology of corolla
New Latin, from Latin, diminutive of corona
First Known Use: circa 1753See Words from the same year
COROLLA Defined for Kids
Definition of corolla for Students
: the part of a flower that is formed by the petals
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