tepal

noun
\ ˈtēpəl, ˈtep- \
plural -s

Definition of tepal

: any of the modified leaves making up a perianth

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History and Etymology for tepal

French tépale, alteration (influenced by sépale sepal, from New Latin sepalum) of pétale petal, from New Latin petalum

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“Tepal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tepal. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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