pelorian\-ōrēən, -ȯr-\ or
Definition of peloric
of a flower
: having peloria : abnormally regular or symmetrical
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Origin and Etymology of peloric
peloric from New Latin peloricus, from peloria + Latin -icus -ic; pelorian from peloria + -an; peloriate probably from (assumed) New Latin peloriatus, from New Latin peloria + Latin -atus -ate
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