лепесток

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лепесток

Etymology[edit]

From the dialectal form ле́пест (lépest), from Proto-Slavic *lepest, from Proto-Indo-European *lep (to peel, flay). Compare Greek λέπος (lépos, scale), English lip.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [lʲɪpʲɪˈstok]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

лепесто́к (lepestókm inan (genitive лепестка́, nominative plural лепестки́, genitive plural лепестко́в)

  1. (botany) petal (one of the component parts of the corolla of a flower)
  2. lobe (an identifiable segment of an antenna radiation pattern)

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