Senza to Septifolious
(||Sen"za) prep. [It.] (Mus.) Without; as, senza stromenti, without instruments.
(Se"pal) n. [NL. sepalum, formed in imitation of NL. petalum, petal, to denote one of the divisions
of the calyx: cf. F. sépale.] (Bot.) A leaf or division of the calyx.
When the calyx consists of but one part, it is said to be monosepalous; when of two parts, it is said to
be disepalous; when of a variable and indefinite number of parts, it is said to be polysepalous; when of
several parts united, it is properly called gamosepalous.
(Se"paled) a. (Bot.) Having one or more sepals.
(Sep"al*ine) a. (Bot.) Relating to, or having the nature of, sepals.
(Se*pal"o*dy) n. [Sepal + Gr. form.] (Bot.) The metamorphosis of other floral organs into
sepals or sepaloid bodies.
(Sep"al*oid) a. [Sepal + - oid.] (Bot.) Like a sepal, or a division of a calyx.
(Sep"al*ous) a. (Bot.) Having, or relating to, sepals; used mostly in composition. See
(Sep`a*ra*bil"i*ty) n. Quality of being separable or divisible; divisibility; separableness.
(Sep"a*ra*ble) a. [L. separabilis: cf. F. séparable.] Capable of being separated, disjoined,
disunited, or divided; as, the separable parts of plants; qualities not separable from the substance in
which they exist. Sep"a*ra*ble*ness, n. Sep"a*ra*bly, adv.
Trials permit me not to doubt of the separableness of a yellow tincture from gold.Boyle.
(Sep"a*rate) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Separated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Separating.] [L. separatus,
p. p. of separare to separate; pfref. se- aside + parare to make ready, prepare. See Parade, and cf.
1. To disunite; to divide; to disconnect; to sever; to part in any manner.
From the fine gold I separate the alloy.Dryden.
Separate thyself, I pray thee, from me.Gen. xiii. 9.
Who shall separate us from the love of Christ?Rom. viii. 35.
2. To come between; to keep apart by occupying the space between; to lie between; as, the Mediterranean
Sea separates Europe and Africa.
3. To set apart; to select from among others, as for a special use or service.
Separate me Barnabas and Saul for the work whereunto I have called thaem.Acts xiii. 2. Separated flowers (Bot.), flowers which have stamens and pistils in separate flowers; diclinous flowers.
(Sep"a*rate), v. i. To part; to become disunited; to be disconnected; to withdraw from one another; as,
the family separated.
(Sep"a*rate) p. a. [L. separatus, p. p. ]