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  • n. A corolla.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A corolla.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The Anglicized form of corolla.
  • n. Abbreviations of corollary.

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Examples

  • If it were true that the short - term missions explosion is producing long-term workers, then the sheer explosion the past 15 years should have resulted in a corol - lary explosion of new workers rather than an overall decrease we are seeing in the Western sending countries.

    How new missionaries choose their country of service: do we need a change?

  • As a corol lary, if those things could be deter mined by another 3rd per son, and that 3rd per son decided that the indi vid ual was wrong, they could coerce him.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Libertarianism and Culture

  • If Mr.S. mean, that the rule of faith must be apt to conquer obstinacy, and make men lay it aside, I cannot understand this neither; unless he mean that the rule of faith must be a cudgel, which the traditionary church have been good at, and may use it again when occasion serves; for none but they have a title to it, upon a church account, as Mr.S. tells us, corol.

    The Works of Dr. John Tillotson, Late Archbishop of Canterbury. Vol. 10.

  • That the Christian doctrine was by Christ delivered to the apostles, and by them published to the world, is part of their own hypo thesis: that this doctrine was afterwards by the apostles committed to writing, he also grants, corol.

    The Works of Dr. John Tillotson, Late Archbishop of Canterbury. Vol. 10.

  • A third order of organic nature consists of hermaphrodite vegetables and animals, as in those flowers which have anthers and stigmas in the same corol; and in many insects, as leeches, snails, and worms; and perhaps all those reptiles which have no bones, according to the observation of M. Poupart, who thinks, that the number of hermaphrodite animals exceeds that of those which are divided into sexes; Mém. de 1'Acad. des Sciences.

    Note VIII

  • A third order of organic nature consists of hermaphrodite vegetables and animals, as in those flowers which have anthers and stigmas in the same corol; and in many insects, as leeches, snails, and worms; and perhaps all those reptiles which have no bones, according to the observation of M. Poupart, who thinks, that the number of hermaphrodite animals exceeds that of those which are divided into sexes; M.m. de l'Acad. des Sciences.

    The Temple of Nature; or, the Origin of Society A Poem, with Philosophical Notes

  • The claws of the petals or of the divisions of the calyx of many flowers are furnished in a similar manner with muscles, which are exerted to open or close the corol and calyx of the flower as in tragopogon, anemone.

    The Botanic Garden A Poem in Two Parts. Part 1: the Economy of Vegetation

  • There is however another part of the circulation of vegetable juices visible to the naked eye, and that is in the corol or petals of flowers, in which a part of the blood of the plant is exposed to the influence of the air and light in the same manner as in the foliage, as will be mentioned more at large in Notes XXXVII and XXXIX.

    The Botanic Garden A Poem in Two Parts. Part 1: the Economy of Vegetation

  • As the glands which produce the prolific dust of the anthers, the honey, wax, and frequently some odoriferous essential oil, are generally attached to the corol, and always fall off and perish with it, it is evident that the blood is elaborated or oxygenated in this pulmonary system for the purpose of these important secretions.

    The Botanic Garden A Poem in Two Parts. Part 1: the Economy of Vegetation

  • The flower bursts forth from its larva, the herb, naked and perfect like a butterfly from its chrysolis; winged with its corol; wing-sheathed by its calyx; consisting alone of the organs of reproduction.

    The Botanic Garden A Poem in Two Parts. Part 1: the Economy of Vegetation

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