petalous

adjective

pet·​al·​ous ˈpe-tə-ləs How to pronounce petalous (audio)
1
: having petals
2
: having (such or so many) petals
used in combination
polypetalous

Word History

First Known Use

1686, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of petalous was in 1686

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“Petalous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/petalous. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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