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synonyms for sepal

  • husk
  • leaf
  • petal
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How to use sepal in a sentence

Many edible flowers can be eaten whole, but some are best disassembled to avoid the inedible sepal, pistil, and stamens—basically the base of the flower and all those funky bits in the center.
7 EDIBLE FLOWERS AND HOW TO USE THEMJOHN KENNEDYJULY 20, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
White or palest rose of sepal and petal, the latter marked with purplish lines at the base.
THE WOODLANDS ORCHIDSFREDERICK BOYLE
The colour of sepal and petal pink, the throat yellow, the spreading disc magenta-crimson.
THE WOODLANDS ORCHIDSFREDERICK BOYLE
Harrisoniae in colour and size of sepal and petal; in general shape and in the hues of the labellum after L. purpurata.
THE WOODLANDS ORCHIDSFREDERICK BOYLE
The great dorsal sepal is white above, tender green in two shades below, with strong green lines ascending from the base.
THE WOODLANDS ORCHIDSFREDERICK BOYLE
The yellow ground colour shows itself only in a few narrow streaks upon sepal and petal, and in the base of the lip.
THE WOODLANDS ORCHIDSFREDERICK BOYLE
Large, very broad of sepal and petal, pale yellow, blotched and spotted with brown.
THE WOODLANDS ORCHIDSFREDERICK BOYLE
Petals and dorsal sepal pale yellow; lip and side sepals brightest deepest orange.
THE WOODLANDS ORCHIDSFREDERICK BOYLE
Produced, extended or projecting; the upper sepal of a Larkspur is produced above into a spur, 87.
THE ELEMENTS OF BOTANYASA GRAY
It is thus used of the edge of the disk of the sun or moon, of the expanded part of a petal or sepal in botany, &c.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 16, SLICE 6VARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SEPAL

  • husk
  • leaf
  • petal
  • sepal
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