si·lique noun \sə-ˈlēk\
: a narrow elongated 2-valved usually many-seeded capsule that is characteristic of the mustard family, opens by sutures at either margin, and has two parietal placentas
Origin of SILIQUE
French, from New Latin siliqua,
from Latin, pod, husk
First Known Use: 1785
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