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irregular

1. (of flowers) having any of their parts, esp petals, differing in size, shape, etc.; asymmetric
2. US (of merchandise) not up to the manufacturer's standards or specifications; flawed; imperfect
3. US imperfect or flawed merchandise
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irregular

[i′reg·yə·lər]
(botany)
Lacking symmetry, as of a flower having petals unlike in size or shape.
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