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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

APET'ALOUS, a. [Gr. a flower-leaf or petal.]
In botany, having no petals, or flower-leaves; having no corol.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: (of flowers) having no petals [syn: apetalous, petalless] [ant: petaled, petalled, petalous]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Date: circa 1706 having no petals

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. Bot. (of flowers) having no petals. Etymology: mod.L apetalus f. Gk apetalos leafless f. a- not + petalon leaf

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Apetalous A*pet"al*ous ([.a]*p[e^]t"al*[u^]s), a. [Pref. a- not + petal.] (Bot.) Having no petals, or flower leaves. [See Illust. under Anther].



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