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sympetalous

[sim-pet-l-uh s]
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adjective Botany.
  1. gamopetalous.
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Origin of sympetalous

First recorded in 1875–80; sym- + petalous
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Historical Examples

  • Sympetalous, sim-pet′a-lus, adj. having all the petals united.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements)

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British Dictionary definitions for sympetalous

sympetalous

adjective
  1. botany another word for gamopetalous
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