AskDefine | Define corolla

Dictionary Definition

corolla n : (botany) the whorl of petals of a flower that collectively form an inner floral envelope or layer of the perianth; "we cultivate the flower for its corolla"

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English

Etymology

corolla, diminutive of corona, crown or garland

Noun

corolla (pl. corollas)
  1. the outermost-but-one whorl of a flower, when this is not the same in appearance as the outermost whorl (the calyx). This is either a collective term for the petals of a flower or a term to indicate the fused whole of this whorl.

Translations

whorl of a flower

Italian

Noun

  1. In the context of "botany||lang=it": corolla

Extensive Definition

Corolla may refer to:
corolla in Japanese: カローラ
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