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

  • adjective Having separate petals; polypetalous.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In botany, having the petals unconnected: equivalent to polypetalous.

Etymologies

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

[Greek khōri, khōris, apart; see ghē- in Indo-European roots + petalous.]

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