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monosepalous

[ mon-uh-sep-uh-luhs ]
/ ˌmɒn əˈsɛp ə ləs /
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adjective Botany.

having only one sepal, as a calyx.

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Origin of monosepalous

First recorded in 1820–30; mono- + -sepalous
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Example sentences from the Web for monosepalous

  • Is the monophyllous or monosepalous calyx a transformation due to the junction of the primitive leaflets?

    Everyday Objects|W. H. Davenport Adams

British Dictionary definitions for monosepalous

monosepalous
/ (ˌmɒnəʊˈsɛpələs) /

adjective

(of flowers) having only one sepal
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