flowerpetal

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flowerpetal (plural flowerpetals)

  1. Alternative spelling of flower petal
    • 2002, Latifa Al-Zayyat, Marilyn Booth, The Open Door, page 60:
      [] , drifting downward like flowerpetals from her hair and hands.
    • 2010, Dario Martinelli, A Critical Companion to Zoosemiotics: People, Paths, Ideas:
      [] who gathers herself a bunch of colorful flowers that she uses to adorn her bodice; (2) In the Umwelt of an ant, which uses the regular design of the stem surface as the ideal path in order to reach its food-area in the flowerpetals; []
    • 2010, Alison Lanier, Fortunate Age, page 209:
      These are her lipsticks and perfumes and flowerpetals and dresses. Does she really let them watch—?
    • 2010, Spank Moons, In Questa Tomba Oscura the Skull Within:
      In short we subconsciously experience certain signs as symbols. A good example are the white lilies in 'Incarnation'. The woman has gathered flowerpetals in a plastic bag.