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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