Gamopetalous Gam`o*pet"al*ous, a. [Gr. ? marriage + E. petalous: cf. F. gamop['e]tale.] (Bot.) Having the petals united or joined so as to form a tube or cup; monopetalous. [1913 Webster]

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  • gamopetalous — [gam΄əpet′ l əs] adj. having the petals united so as to form a tubelike corolla as a morning glory …   English World dictionary

  • gamopetalous — adjective having a corolla composed of partially or wholly fused petals forming a corolla shaped like a tube or funnel • Syn: ↑sympetalous • Similar to: ↑petalous, ↑petaled, ↑petalled * * * | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ələs adjective Etymology …   Useful english dictionary

  • gamopetalous — /gam euh pet l euhs/, adj. Bot. having the petals united. [1820 30; < NL; see GAMO , PETALOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • gamopetalous — adjective Having petals wholly or partially fused such that the corolla takes the form of a tube …   Wiktionary

  • gamopetalous — gam·o·pet·a·lous …   English syllables

  • gamopetalous — gam•o•pet•al•ous [[t]ˌgæm əˈpɛt l əs[/t]] adj. bot (of a flower) having petals that are fused along the margins to form a tube • Etymology: 1820–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • gamopetalous — /ˌgæmoʊˈpɛtələs/ (say .gamoh petuhluhs) adjective (of a flower) having the petals united; sympetalous …  

  • Monopetalous — Mon o*pet al*ous, a. [Mono + petal: cf. F. monop[ e]tale.] (Bot.) Having only one petal, or the corolla in one piece, or composed of petals cohering so as to form a tube or bowl; gamopetalous. [1913 Webster] Note: The most recent authors restrict …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gentianales — noun an order of dicotyledonous plants having gamopetalous flowers; Gentianaceae; Apocynaceae; Asclepiadaceae; Loganiaceae; Oleaceae; Salvadoraceae • Syn: ↑order Gentianales • Hypernyms: ↑plant order • Member Holonyms: ↑Dicotyledones, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • syn|pet|al|ous — «sihn PEHT uh luhs», adjective. = gamopetalous. (Cf. ↑gamopetalous) …   Useful english dictionary

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