Perianth



[per-ee-anth] /ˈpɛr iˌænθ/

noun, Botany.
1.
the envelope of a flower, whether calyx or corolla or both.
/ˈpɛrɪˌænθ/
noun
1.
the outer part of a flower, consisting of the calyx and corolla
n.

“envelope of a flower,” 1706, from French périanthe, from Modern Latin perianthium (17c.), literally “that which is round the flower,” from peri- (see peri-) + Greek anthos “flower” (see anther).
perianth
(pěr’ē-ānth’)
The sepals and petals of a flower considered together.

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