petaloid

adjective
pet·​al·​oid | \ ˈpe-tə-ˌlȯid How to pronounce petaloid (audio) \

Definition of petaloid

1 : resembling a flower petal
2 : consisting of petaloid elements

First Known Use of petaloid

1720, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Petaloid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/petaloid. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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