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

  • adj. Having separate petals, as on the corolla of a rose or carnation.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. having a corolla composed of distinct, separable petals

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Consisting of, or having, several or many separate petals.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In botany, having two or more separate petals: as, a polypetalous corolla. Also apopetalous, dialypetalous, choripetalous. See cut under corolla.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having a corolla composed of many separated or distinct petals

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