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[gam-uh-pet-l-uh s]
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adjective Botany.
  1. having the petals united.
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Origin of gamopetalous

From New Latin, dating back to 1820–30; see origin at gamo-, petalous
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  1. (of flowers) having petals that are united or partly united, as the primroseAlso: sympetalous Compare polypetalous
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