Tripetalous

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Tripetalous (Bot) Having three petals, or flower leaves; three-petaled.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • tripetalous In botany, three-petaled; having three petals or flower-leaves.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Tripetalous trī-pet′al-us (bot.) having three petals or flower-leaves.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Pref. tri-, + petalous,: cf. F. tripétale,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. treis, three, petalon, a leaf.