[mon-uh-sep-uh-luh s]

adjective Botany.

having only one sepal, as a calyx.

Origin of monosepalous

First recorded in 1820–30; mono- + -sepalous Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for monosepalous

Historical Examples of 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



(of flowers) having only one sepal
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