petaline

[ pet-l-in, -ahyn ]
/ ˈpɛt l ɪn, -ˌaɪn /

adjective

pertaining to or resembling a petal.

Nearby words

  1. petach tikva,
  2. petah tiqwa,
  3. petahertz,
  4. petal,
  5. petaliferous,
  6. petalite,
  7. petalody,
  8. petaloid,
  9. petalous,
  10. petaluma

Origin of petaline

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

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