Pink and red rose petals.
An example of a petal is one of the red parts on a rose bud.
Origin of petalModern Latin petalum from ML(Ec), a thin metal plate from Classical Greek petalon, leaf from petalos, outspread from Indo-European base an unverified form pet-, to spread out from source fathom
Origin of -petalfrom Modern Latin -petus ( from Classical Latin petere, to rush at, seek: see feather + -al
Origin of petalNew Latin petalum from Greek petalon leaf ; see petə- in Indo-European roots.
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Origin of -petalFrom New Latin -petus from Latin petere to seek ; see pet- in Indo-European roots.
From Ancient Greek Ï€ÎÏ„Î±Î»Î¿Î½ (petalon).