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Topic: PLANTS

Date: 1700-1800
Language: Modern Latin
Origin: petalum, from Greek petalon

petal

noun
     
petal
pet‧al [countable]
HBP one of the coloured parts of a flower that are shaped like leaves:
rose petals
The flower has seven petals.
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