sepaloid

[see-puh-loid, sep-uh-]

adjective

resembling a sepal.

Nearby words

  1. sep,
  2. sep.,
  3. sepa,
  4. sepal,
  5. sepaline,
  6. separable,
  7. separate,
  8. separate but equal,
  9. separate school,
  10. separate the men from the boys

Also sep·al·ine [sep-uh-lahyn, -lin, see-puh-] /ˈsɛp əˌlaɪn, -lɪn, ˈsi pə-/.

Origin of sepaloid

From the New Latin word sepaloideus, dating back to 1820–30. See sepal, -oid

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British Dictionary definitions for sepaloid

sepaloid

sepaline

adjective

(esp of petals) resembling a sepal in structure and function
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