petaloid

adjective

pet·​al·​oid ˈpe-tə-ˌlȯid How to pronounce petaloid (audio)
1
: resembling a flower petal
2
: consisting of petaloid elements

Word History

First Known Use

1720, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of petaloid was in 1720

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“Petaloid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/petaloid. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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