Definition of semi-double in English:

semi-double

Line breaks: semi-double
Pronunciation: /sɛmɪˈdʌb(ə)l
 
/

adjective

(Of a flower) intermediate between single and double in having only the outer stamens converted to petals: the trees burst into sumptuous semi-double flowers of pure icing-sugar pink
More example sentences
  • The balloon-like buds may open into semi-double flowers having ten petals instead of the regulation five which are indeed lovely.
  • Plants tend to be hardy, low growing and produce single or semi-double flowers.
  • The Hawaiian hybrid forms of Hibiscus rosa-sinensis have been bred to include a wonderful range of pinks with single, semi-double and fully double flowers, sometimes with two or three shades in each flower.

More definitions of semi-double

Definition of semi-double in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day erroneous
Pronunciation: iˈrōnēəs
adjective
wrong; incorrect