how to pronounce petal


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petal is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of petal in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… to burn a petal bomb or attack a police …”

meanings of petal


  1. Term of endearment.
  2. One of the component parts of the corolla of a flower. It applies particularly, but not necessarily only, when the corolla consists of separate parts, that is when the petals are not connately fused. Petals are often brightly colored.

petal frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word petal occurs in english on average 1.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics petal can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that petal can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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