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corolla (kəˈrɒlə Pronunciation for corolla



  1. the petals of a flower collectively, forming an inner floral envelope Compare calyx

Word Origin

C17 dim. of L corōna crown

Example Sentences Including 'corolla'

If one tears off all the petals of the corolla , all that remains is a sordid looking tuft.
MacLehose, Christopher (ed.) Turning the Page: Essays, Memoirs, Fiction, Poetry and One Sermon
The hybrid N. Tropicana has shiny, dark green leaves, a bright red calyx and a yellow corolla , striped with maroon.
Country Life (2005)


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