Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In botany, metamorphosis or change of petals or other organs into sepals or sepaloid organs.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Bot.) The metamorphosis of other floral organs into sepals or sepaloid bodies.

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  • noun botany The metamorphosis of other floral organs into sepals or sepaloid bodies.

Etymologies

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sepal + Ancient Greek form.

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