Petal : Definition

Petal

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Definitions of Petal

Pronunciation : Pet"al
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [Gr. pétale. See Fathom.]
Definition : 1. (Bot.)

Defn: One of the leaves of the corolla, or the colored leaves of a flower. See Corolla, and Illust. of Flower.

2. (Zoöl.)

Defn: One of the expanded ambulacra which form a rosette on the black of certain Echini.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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