from The Century Dictionary.
- In botany, having the outermost stamens converted into petals, while the inner ones remain perfect: said of a flower.
- noun A festival on which half the antiphon is repeated before and the whole antiphon after the psalm. See
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Eccl.) An office or feast celebrated with less solemnity than the double ones. See
double, n., 8.
- adjective (Bot.) Having the outermost stamens converted into petals, while the inner ones remain perfect; -- said of a flower.
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- adjective botany, of a flower Having the
outermost stamens convertedinto petals, while the inner ones remain perfect.
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Would you expect a smart move from her? semidouble
All days or feasts are arranged in this scale: feria, simple, semidouble double, greater double, double of the second class, double of the first class.
The semidouble feast has two Vespers, nine lessons in
In the Mass, the semidouble has always at least three
It has three lessons and takes the psalms of Matins from the ferial office; the rest of the office is like the semidouble.
But the Missal contains a collection of Votive Masses, that may be said on days not above a semidouble in rank.
Instead of the "suffragia sanctorum" in the semidouble and ferial Offices a commemoration of the Holy Cross is used.
These creamy-colored, semidouble flowers are as delicious in salads as they are pretty growing in containers or in the garden.
Paeonia 'Kopper Kettle' has semidouble flowers in an unusual shade of warm, coppery orange with a dark center and yellow markings.
Paeonia 'Cora Louise' opens pale pink, semidouble flowers that fade to white marked in lavender.