Definitions

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  • adjective (of flowers) having five petals

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Examples

  • Their paper garden grew and spread until soft pink roses, lavender lilies and yellow five-petaled daisies drifted off the edges of the desk, falling softly to the floor.

    Paper Hearts

  • Nearby were cranesbills, wild geraniums with leaves of many teeth and five-petaled reddish-pink flowers, that grew into fruits that resembled the bills of cranes.

    The Plains of Passage

  • On the side of it, she saw the design of the pin the phouka had given her, the five-petaled flower in the square, inlaid in gold and silver.

    War for the Oaks

  • Fastened to the wool was a pin, a five-petaled, rather Oriental-looking gold flower inside a silver square.

    War for the Oaks

  • The veminium is a delicate, five-petaled blue flower common in both the northern and southern hemispheres of Gor.

    Renegades Of Gor

  • Underfoot, the tiny white five-petaled flowers of elanor mimicked the brighter stars above them, and gave out their sharp-sweet fragrance to mingle with the other scents of a forest after rain.

    THE WOUNDED SKY

  • Underfoot, the tiny white five-petaled flowers of elanor mimicked the brighter stars above them, and gave out their sharp-sweet fragrance to mingle with the other scents of a forest after rain.

    THE WOUNDED SKY

  • Underfoot, the tiny white five-petaled flowers of elanor mimicked the brighter stars above them, and gave out their sharp-sweet fragrance to mingle with the other scents of a forest after rain.

    THE WOUNDED SKY

  • Underfoot, the tiny white five-petaled flowers of elanor mimicked the brighter stars above them, and gave out their sharp-sweet fragrance to mingle with the other scents of a forest after rain.

    THE WOUNDED SKY

  • Through cultivation the crooked branch becomes straight; the acid, bitter fruit of the mountains and woods becomes sweet and delicious; and the five-petaled flower becomes hundred-petaled.

    A Compilation on Bahá’í Education

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