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dichlamydeous

[ dahy-kluh-mid-ee-uhs ]
/ ˌdaɪ kləˈmɪd i əs /
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adjective
(of a flower) having both a calyx and a corolla.
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Origin of dichlamydeous

First recorded in 1820–30; di-1 + chlamydeous
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British Dictionary definitions for dichlamydeous

dichlamydeous
/ (ˌdaɪkləˈmɪdɪəs) /

adjective
(of a flower) having a corolla and calyx

Word Origin for dichlamydeous

C19: from Greek, from di- 1 + khlamus a cloak + -eous
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