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monosepalous

[mon-uh-sep-uh-luh s]
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adjective Botany.
  1. gamosepalous.
  2. having only one sepal, as a calyx.

Origin of monosepalous

First recorded in 1820–30; mono- + -sepalous
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Examples from the Web for monosepalous

Historical Examples

  • 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

adjective
  1. (of flowers) having only one sepal
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