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sepal (ˈsɛpəl Pronunciation for sepal

Definitions

noun

  1. any of the separate parts of the calyx of a flower

Derived Forms

ˈsepalled, sepalous (ˈsɛpələs Pronunciation for sepalous  adjective

Word Origin

C19: from New Latin sepalum: sep-, from Greek skepē a covering + -alum, from New Latin petalum petal

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