peloric

adjective
pe·​lor·​ic | \ -ȯrik, -är- \
variants: or pelorian \ -​ōrēən , -​ȯr-​ \ or peloriate \ -​ēə̇t , -​ēˌāt \

Definition of peloric

of a flower
: having peloria : abnormally regular or symmetrical

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History and Etymology for 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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“Peloric.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/peloric. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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