the inner envelope of floral leaves of a flower, usually of delicate texture and of some color other than green; the petals considered collectively.
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How to use corolla in a sentence
The Ford Fiesta starts at $14,000, Toyota corolla at $16,230, and the Honda Fit at $15,425.Young Americans Are Abandoning Car Ownership and Driving | William O’Connor | July 5, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
When Barack Obama sat down with the auto task force, the first thing he reportedly asked was "Why can't they make a corolla?"
The show had moved to MTV in 1996, where his co-host, wise-cracking Adam corolla, played the comic relief.Feds Allege Glaxo Paid Dr. Drew $275,000 to Tout Antidepressant | Aram Roston | July 3, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
But the energy drink provided the winner of the show with a brand new Toyota corolla worth roughly $20,000.
My first car was a 1976 Toyota corolla Liftback in red, like the one in The Blues Brothers.‘Top Gear’ Host Richard Hammond Invades America With New Show | Marlow Stern | April 13, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
The segments of the corolla are pointed but on some varieties unequal, particularly that of Shiraz tobacco.Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce | E. R. Billings.
The last sighs of a man will weave the brilliant corolla of a flower, or expand like a smile over the verdant meadow.Urania | Camille Flammarion
Hadria was picking the petals off a buttercup one by one, and when she had destroyed one golden corolla, she attacked another.The Daughters of Danaus | Mona Caird
If some botanist should attempt the operation, could his genius smooth out the folds of the bruised corolla?Honorine | Honore de Balzac
There are only two known species, and they vary in the number of their Stamina, and divisions of the corolla.The Botanical Magazine, Vol. V | William Curtis
British Dictionary definitions for corolla
the petals of a flower collectively, forming an inner floral envelope: Compare calyx
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Scientific definitions for corolla
The petals of a flower considered as a group or unit. See more at flower.
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