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perianth

per·i·anth

perianth

 
pronunciation:
pe ri aenth
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part of speech: noun
definition: the outer covering of a flower, including the calyx and corolla.
derivation: perianthial (adj.)
Word Parts
The word perianth contains the following parts:
anth, antho Greek root that means flower