Dialypetalous Di`al*y*pet"al*ous, a. [Gr. dia` through, asunder + ? to loose + ? leaf.] (Bot.) Having separate petals; polypetalous. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • dialypetalous — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|ped.ələs adjective Etymology: dialy + petalous : choripetalous * * * dialypetalous /dī ə li petˈə ləs/ (botany) adjective Having the petals separate, polypetalous ORIGIN: Gr dialyein to separate, from dia asunder, lyein to loose,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • dialypetalous — di·a·ly·pet·a·lous …   English syllables

  • dialy- — combining form Etymology: New Latin, from Greek dialyein to separate : separated dialycarpic dialypetalous …   Useful english dictionary

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