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  • n. Alternative spelling of flower petal.


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  • For a photography series entitled "Hunger Pains" commissioned by photographer Ted Sabarese in 2009, costume maker Ami Goodheart designed a skirt made of rump-roast slices cut into flower-petal shapes.

    Tasteful Attire: Designers Whip Up a Buffet of Fashion Out of Food

  • Ted Sabarese The "Hunger Pains" project also included a skirt made of rump-roast slices cut into flower-petal shapes.

    On the Runway or the Menu?

  • Many were arranged in neat rows or flower-petal formations — a signal that the objects were created to be shrine offerings left on the banks of a sacred spring, according to senior curator Virginia Fields.

    Olmec 'Baby,' Age 3,000, Visits an L.A. Museum

  • In between the head table and stages where Indian musicians play is a flower-petal pattern with the word "Welcome" around the side.

    Trailing Obama on White House 'pool duty'

  • Somehow, a flower-petal canopy floated above the lobby bar.

    Sound and Fury

  • His rough fingers staked over her silky flower-petal soft skin.

    Angels and Outlaws

  • She had a delicate flower-petal face with long dark-almondshaped eyes and the high cheekbones of the Bujun.

    beneath an opal moon

  • She wore a pale-blue gown, blue flower-petal slippers, and pointed blue headdress.

    Split Infinity

  • Their heads were the heads of monsters, some with teeth like sabers, some with curious frayed flower-petal faces, like the muzzle of a star-nosed mole.

    Starchild Omnibus

  • As faint as the rose of the breaking dawn, as tender as the notes of a cooing dove calling gently to its mate, as soft as the touch of a flower-petal the words drifted through the curtain.

    Desert Love


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