[gam-uh-pet-l-uh s]

adjective Botany.

having the petals united.

Origin of gamopetalous

From New Latin, dating back to 1820–30; see origin at gamo-, petalous Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for gamopetalous



(of flowers) having petals that are united or partly united, as the primroseAlso: sympetalous Compare polypetalous
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