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pet·al

 (pĕt′l)
n.
One of the often brightly colored parts of a flower immediately surrounding the reproductive organs; a division of the corolla.

[New Latin petalum, from Greek petalon, leaf; see petə- in Indo-European roots.]

pet′aled, pet′alled adj.
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petal

(ˈpɛtəl)
n
(Botany) any of the separate parts of the corolla of a flower: often brightly coloured
[C18: from New Latin petalum, from Greek petalon leaf; related to petannunai to lie open]
ˈpetaline adj
ˈpetal-ˌlike adj
ˈpetalled adj
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pet•al

(ˈpɛt l)

n.
one of the often colored segments of the corolla of a flower.
[1695–1705; < New Latin petalum; Latin: metal plate < Greek pétalon thin plate, leaf, n. use of neuter of pétalos spread out, akin to petannýnai to be open]
pet′aled, pet′alled, adj.
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pet·al

(pĕt′l)
One of the often brightly colored parts of a flower surrounding the reproductive organs. Petals may be separate or joined at their bases. As a group, the petals are called the corolla. See more at flower.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.petal - part of the perianth that is usually brightly coloredpetal - part of the perianth that is usually brightly colored
floral leaf - a modified leaf that is part of a flower
corolla - (botany) the whorl of petals of a flower that collectively form an inner floral envelope or layer of the perianth; "we cultivate the flower for its corolla"
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Translations
بَتْلَه، تُوَيْجِيَّه
korunní plátek
kronblad
szirom
krónublaî
žiedlapis
ziedlapa
okvetný lístok
cvetni list
taç yaprak

petal

[ˈpetl] Npétalo m
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petal

[ˈpɛtəl] npétale mPE teacher nprofesseur mf de sport
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petal

nBlütenblatt nt; settle petal! (Brit inf: = calm down) → beruhige dich, jetzt komm mal runter (inf)
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petal

[ˈpɛtl] npetalo
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petal

(ˈpetl) noun
one of the usually brightly coloured leaf-like parts of a flower. This rose has yellow petals edged with pink.
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