semidouble

adjective semi·double \ "+ \

Definition of semidouble

of a flower
: having more than the normal number of petals or disk florets though retaining some pollen-bearing stamens or some perfect disk florets

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semi-double

noun \ " \

Definition of semi-double

: a feast of the Roman Catholic Church marked by omission of part of the antiphon before each psalm in the sacred office and formerly ranked above a simple and below a double but now reduced to the rank of simple

Origin and Etymology of semi-double

translation of Medieval Latin semiduplex


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