petalous

[pet-l-uh s]

Origin of petalous

First recorded in 1720–30; petal + -ous
Related formsin·ter·pet·al·ous, adjective
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Historical Examples of petalous

  • But the floral kingdom was not responsible for that swirl of petalous whiteness.