Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having a perianth.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In botany, pertaining to the floral envelop of a plant.

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

  • adjective having a floral envelope or perianth consisting of a calyx and/or corolla

Etymologies

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

[Latin chlamys, chlamyd-, mantle; see chlamys + –eous.]

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