[ kawr-uh-pet-l-uh s, kohr- ]
/ ˌkɔr əˈpɛt l əs, ˌkoʊr- /

adjective Botany.

having unconnected petals.


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Origin of choripetalous

1875–80; < Greek chôri, variant of chōrís apart + petalous Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020