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petal

pet·al

petal

 
 
pronunciation:
pe tl
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part of speech: noun
definition: one of the separate, modified leaves, usu. of a different color from the plant's other leaves, that form the outer part of a flower head.
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derivations: petaled (petalled) (adj.), petallike (adj.)
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  flower, plant