stenopetalous

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

adjective Botany.

having narrow petals.

Nearby words

  1. stenographer,
  2. stenographic,
  3. stenography,
  4. stenohaline,
  5. stenopeic,
  6. stenophagous,
  7. stenophyllous,
  8. stenosal murmur,
  9. stenosed,
  10. stenosis

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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