Petalody meaning

pet'lōdē
The conversion of stamens or other organs into petals.
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(botany) The metamorphosis of various floral organs, usually stamens, into petals.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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Origin of petalody

  • petal + Ancient Greek [script?] form.

    From Wiktionary