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semidouble

[ sem-ee-duhb-uhl, sem-ahy- ]
/ ˌsɛm iˈdʌb əl, ˌsɛm aɪ- /
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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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How to use semidouble in a sentence

  • Sir John Sebright has small semidouble crimson flowers, a color valuable in a climbing rose, because not very common.

    The Book of Roses|Francis Parkman
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