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Noun: corolla  ku'ró-lu or ku'row-lu
  1. (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"

Derived forms: corollas

Type of: coil, curl, curlicue, gyre, ringlet, roll, scroll, whorl

Part of: chlamys, floral envelope, perianth, perigone, perigonium

Encyclopedia: Corolla, North Carolina