semidouble

[ sem-ee-duhb-uhl, sem-ahy- ]
/ ˌsɛm iˈdʌb əl, ˌsɛm aɪ- /

adjective Botany.

having more petals than those of a single flower but fewer than those of a double flower.

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Origin of semidouble

First recorded in 1970–75; semi- + double
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