petal
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈpɛtl̩/
Noun

petal (plural petals)

  1. (botany) One of the component parts of the corolla of a flower. It applies particularly, but not necessarily only, when the corolla consists of separate parts, that is when the petals are not connately fused. Petals are often brightly colored.
  2. Term of endearment.
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