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Origin of peloria
OTHER WORDS FROM peloriape·lor·ic [puh-lawr-ik, -lor-], /pəˈlɔr ɪk, -ˈlɒr-/, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for peloria
"On the existence of two forms of Peloria," by M. T. Masters.
Peloria, an abnormal return to regularity and symmetry in an irregular flower; commonest in Snapdragon.The Elements of Botany|Asa Gray
From overlooking the occasional existence of this form of peloria, new genera have sometimes been formed on insufficient grounds.
This change is sometimes classed with peloria, but there is no abnormal regularity in these cases.
Peloria of this kind, when perfect, is very often associated with other alterations.