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petaline

[pet-l-in, -ahyn]
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  1. pertaining to or resembling a petal.
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Origin of petaline

From the New Latin word petalinus, dating back to 1785–95. See petal, -ine1
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Historical Examples of petaline

  • Petaloid, Petaline, petal-like; resembling or colored like petals.

    The Elements of Botany

    Asa Gray