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Noun: perianth  'pe-ree,anth
  1. Collective term for the outer parts of a flower consisting of the calyx and corolla and enclosing the stamens and pistils
    - chlamys, floral envelope, perigone, perigonium

Derived forms: perianths

Type of: cover, covering, natural covering, plant organ

Part of: bloom, blossom, flower

Encyclopedia: Perianth