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  • adj. Having or with petals.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having petals; ; -- opposed to apetalous, and much used in compounds

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having petals: generally used in composition: as, many-petaled; six-petaled.

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

  • adj. (of flowers) having petals


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  • Kristi, loved today's sweet story and equally lovely photo of this fairy tale, rose-petaled village.

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  • Its chateau, overlooking the vine-flanked valley, and its perched, rose-petaled village, were once the residence and the stomping grounds of Madame de Sévigné, who wrote prolifically to her fille.


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  • 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.

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  •  He sends her a chestnut-sized, handpainted black and pink-petaled vibrator with 12 speeds and two gyrations.

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  • Summer solstice, dragonflies flare, the un-petaled rose.

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  • Bodies littered the ground, the ground itself torn into terrible petaled craters, black soot and earth still raining down where rain itself would soon fall.

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  • The stern was petaled open like a duranium flower, still giving off waves of heat and occasional gouts of energy that flared toward the ceiling.

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  • She is so multi-petaled — hennce the English rose look.

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