stenopetalous

[ sten-oh-pet-l-uh s ]
/ ˌstɛn oʊˈpɛt l əs /

adjective Botany.

having narrow petals.

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Origin of stenopetalous

First recorded in 1830–40; steno- + petalous
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British Dictionary definitions for stenopetalous

stenopetalous
/ (ˌstɛnəʊˈpɛtələs) /

adjective

(of flowers) having narrow petals
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