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Meaning of COROLLA

Pronunciation:  ku'râlu

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  (botany) the whorl of petals of a flower that collectively form an inner floral envelope or layer of the perianth; "we cultivate the flower for its corolla"

COROLLA is a 7 letter word that starts with C.


 See Also: coil, curl, curlicue, floral envelope, flower petal, gyre, perianth, petal, ringlet, roll, scroll, whorl



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Co*rol"la\ (k?-r?l"l?), n. [L. corolla a little crown
or garland, dim. of corona. See {Crown}.] (Bot.)
The inner envelope of a flower; the part which surrounds the
organs of fructification, consisting of one or more leaves,
called petals. It is usually distinguished from the calyx by
the fineness of its texture and the gayness of its colors.
See the Note under {Blossom}.

Biology Dictionary
 Definition: The petals of a flower collectively.