Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having the petals united to form one unit; gamopetalous.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having only one petal, or the corolla in one piece, or composed of petals cohering so as to form a tube or bowl; gamopetalous.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having only one petal, or the corolla in one piece, or composed of petals cohering so as to form a tube or bowl; gamopetalous.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In botany, having the petals united into one piece by their edges: more properly gamopetalous or sympetalous.

Etymologies

mono- +‎ petalous (Wiktionary)

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