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silique Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun narrow elongated seed capsule peculiar to the family Cruciferae
    siliqua.
WordNet

Sil"ique noun
Etymology
L. siliqua a pod or husk, a very small weight or measure: cf. F. silique.
Definitions
  1. (Bot.) An oblong or elongated seed vessel, consisting of two valves with a dissepiment between, and opening by sutures at either margin. The seeds are attached to both edges of the dissepiment, alternately upon each side of it.

Webster 1913


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