Definition of dialypetalous in English:

dialypetalous

adjective

Botany
  • Having petals or petal-like structures that are distinct or separate from one another (as opposed to united).

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in John Lindley (1799–1865), botanist and horticulturist. After post-classical Latin dialypetalus.

Pronunciation

dialypetalous

/dʌɪˌalɪˈpɛtələs//dʌɪˌalɪˈpɛt(ə)ləs/