[pet-l-ahyt] /ˈpɛt lˌaɪt/
a mineral, lithium aluminum silicate, Li(AlSi 4 O 1 0), occurring in colorless or white foliated masses: an important source of lithium.
[pet-l-oh-dee] /ˈpɛt lˌoʊ di/ noun, Botany. 1. a condition in flowers, in which certain organs, as the stamens in most double flowers, assume the appearance of or become metamorphosed into petals. /ˈpɛtəˌləʊdɪ/ noun 1. a condition in certain plants in which stamens or other parts of the flower assume the form and function of petals
[pet-l-oid] /ˈpɛt lˌɔɪd/ adjective 1. having the form or appearance of a . /ˈpɛtəˌlɔɪd/ adjective 1. (biology) resembling a petal, esp in shape: the petaloid pattern on a sea urchin
[pet-l-uh s] /ˈpɛt l əs/ adjective 1. having .
[pet-l-oo-muh] /ˌpɛt lˈu mə/ noun 1. a city in W California, N of San Francisco.