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monosepalous

[mon-uh-sep-uh-luh s] /ˌmɒn əˈsɛp ə ləs/
adjective, Botany.
2.
having only one sepal, as a calyx.
Origin of monosepalous
1820-1830
First recorded in 1820-30; mono- + -sepalous
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  • Is the monophyllous or monosepalous calyx a transformation due to the junction of the primitive leaflets?

    Everyday Objects W. H. Davenport Adams
British Dictionary definitions for monosepalous

monosepalous

/ˌmɒnəʊˈsɛpələs/
adjective
1.
(of flowers) having only one sepal
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