semidouble

1 of 2

adjective

semi·​double
"+
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

semi-double

2 of 2

noun

"
: 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

Word History

Etymology

Noun

translation of Medieval Latin semiduplex

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“Semidouble.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/semidouble. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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