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Meaning of COROLLA

Pronunciation:  ku'râlu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[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
 
 Definition: 
\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.
 

 

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