gamopetalous

[ gam-uh-pet-l-uh s ]
/ ˌgæm əˈpɛt l əs /
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adjective Botany.

having the petals united.

Nearby words

  1. gamna-gandy bodies,
  2. gamo-,
  3. gamogenesis,
  4. gamogenetic,
  5. gamone,
  6. gamophyllous,
  7. gamosepalous,
  8. gamow,
  9. gamow, george,
  10. gamp

Origin of gamopetalous

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

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