the calyx and corolla of a flower.
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Origin of floral envelope
First recorded in 1820–30
Words nearby floral envelope
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British Dictionary definitions for floral envelope
the part of a flower that surrounds the stamens and pistil: the calyx and corolla (considered together) or the perianth
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Scientific definitions for floral envelope
[ flôr′əl ]
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