Meaning of “corolla” in the English Dictionary

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"corolla" in British English

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corollanoun [ C ]

uk /kəˈrɒl.ə/ us /kəˈroʊ.lə/ specialized

Examples from literature

  • Complete flowers are made up of four parts, two of which, the stamen and pistil, are essential, while the other two, the calyx and corolla, are accessory. 
  • Each blossom of five petals forms a little tube or corolla. 
  • Plantains retain their corolla but in a degraded form. 
  • The corolla consists of four very small white petals. 
  • This species has red, straight sepals, and a purple corolla. 

(Definition of “corolla” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)