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petaloid

[ pet-l-oid ]
/ ˈpɛt lˌɔɪd /
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adjective
having the form or appearance of a petal.
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Origin of petaloid

First recorded in 1720–30; petal + -oid

OTHER WORDS FROM petaloid

in·ter·pet·al·oid, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for petaloid

petaloid
/ (ˈpɛtəˌlɔɪd) /

adjective
biology resembling a petal, esp in shapethe petaloid pattern on a sea urchin
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