semidouble

[ sem-ee-duhb-uh l, 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.

Nearby words

  1. semidiurnal,
  2. semidivine,
  3. semidome,
  4. semidomesticated,
  5. semidominance,
  6. semidry,
  7. semidurables,
  8. semiellipse,
  9. semielliptical,
  10. semievergreen

Origin of semidouble

First recorded in 1970–75; semi- + double

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