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petal
American English: /ˈpɛdl/
British English: /ˈpɛt(ə)l/

Translation of petal in Spanish:

noun

  • Example sentences
    • In several species the flowers never close, as the petals abscise when the flower is still open.
    • Closed flowers were stripped of sepals, petals and anthers just prior to stigma maturity.
    • Even the number of petals on a flower can change after leaf removal.

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