from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In botany, the reversion of an abnormally irregular form of flower to a regular form.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Bot.) The abnormal change of an irregular flower to a regular form; -- considered by evolutionists to be a reversion to an ancestral condition.
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From what has been already said it will be seen that regular peloria is closely allied to what Morren called epanody, or a return to the normal condition.