salverform

adjective

sal·​ver·​form ˈsal-vər-ˌfȯrm How to pronounce salverform (audio)
: composed of united petals forming a tube that spreads at the open end
the salverform corolla of phlox

Word History

First Known Use

1821, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of salverform was in 1821

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“Salverform.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/salverform. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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