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sepaloid

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

adjective

  1. resembling a sepal.


sepaloid

/ ˈsiːpəˌlɔɪd /

adjective

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


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Word History and Origins

Origin of sepaloid1

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

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