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1. petal

noun. ['ˈpɛtəl'] part of the perianth that is usually brightly colored.

Synonyms

  • flower petal
  • corolla

Etymology

  • πέταλον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Petal

  • unsettle
  • resettle
  • trettel
  • gretel
  • gretal
  • zettle
  • zettel
  • settle
  • nettle
  • mettle
  • metal
  • kettle
  • kettell
  • hettel
  • gettle
  • gettel
  • betel

Example sentences of the word petal


1. Noun, singular or mass
Leave it for two to three hours so that the petal will be flattened enough to write on.

2. Adjective
Place the frog base so that the pocket created by doing the petal folds is facing up.

Quotes containing the word petal


1. I have a tongue like a rose petal, and when I say I love you, it has the fragrance of truth. My words are my garden, and I’m planting our future.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. I peddle my wares as fast as I pedal my bicycle and petal my flowers, and that’s why my sales growth seems so slow. But given time, my brand will be in full bloom.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

3. It is at the edge of the petal that love waits
- William Carlos Williams, Spring and All

2. petal-like

adjective. resembling a petal.

Synonyms

  • petallike

Antonyms

  • aphyllous
  • defoliate
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