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pet•al



Pronunciation: (pet'l), [key]
n.
one of the often colored segments of the corolla of a flower. See diag. under flower.

-petal




a combining form meaning “seeking, moving toward” that specified by the initial element, used in the formation of compound words: acropetal.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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