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sepaloid

[ see-puh-loid, sep-uh- ]
/ ˈsi pəˌlɔɪd, ˈsɛp ə- /

adjective

resembling a sepal.

Nearby words

sep, sep., sepa, sepal, sepaline, sepaloid, separable, separate, separate but equal, separate school, 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

/ (ˈsiːpəˌlɔɪd) /

adjective

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