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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having the outermost stamens converted into petals, while the inner ones remain perfect.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An office or feast celebrated with less solemnity than the double ones. See double, n., 8.
  • adj. Having the outermost stamens converted into petals, while the inner ones remain perfect; -- said of a flower.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In botany, having the outermost stamens converted into petals, while the inner ones remain perfect: said of a flower.
  • n. A festival on which half the antiphon is repeated before and the whole antiphon after the psalm. See double.

Etymologies

semi- +‎ double (Wiktionary)

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