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epipetalous

[ ep-uh-pet-l-uhs ]
/ ˌɛp əˈpɛt l əs /
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adjective
(of a flower) having the stamens attached to the petals.
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Origin of epipetalous

First recorded in 1835–45; epi- + petalous
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British Dictionary definitions for epipetalous

epipetalous
/ (ˌɛpɪˈpɛtələs) /

adjective
botany (of stamens) attached to the petals
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