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- adjective (of flowers) having three petals
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The very trees by the river's brink become puny and stunted; the evergreens begin to replace the deciduous growths; in the shade of dwarfed and desiccated cedars we look vainly for the snowy or azure bells of the three-petalled campanula.
On the banks of a pool water-plantains had sent up stalks a yard high, branched, and each branch bearing its three-petalled flower.