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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 peri·anth /ˈpɛriˌæn(t)θ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Per·i·anth n.  Bot. (a) The leaves of a flower generally, especially when the calyx and corolla are not readily distinguished. (b) A saclike involucre which incloses the young fruit in most hepatic mosses. See Illust. of Hepatica.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : collective term for the outer parts of a flower consisting
          of the calyx and corolla and enclosing the stamens and
          pistils [syn: chlamys, floral envelope, perigone, perigonium]