petalous

adjective
pet·​al·​ous | \ ˈpe-tə-ləs How to pronounce petalous (audio) \

Definition of petalous

1 : having petals
2 : having (such or so many) petals used in combination polypetalous

First Known Use of petalous

1686, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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petal pink

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“Petalous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/petalous. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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