gamopetalous

[ gam-uh-pet-l-uhs ]

adjectiveBotany.
  1. having the petals united.

Origin of gamopetalous

1
From New Latin, dating back to 1820–30; see origin at gamo-, petalous

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British Dictionary definitions for gamopetalous

gamopetalous

/ (ˌɡæməʊˈpɛtələs) /


adjective
  1. (of flowers) having petals that are united or partly united, as the primrose: Also: sympetalous Compare polypetalous

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