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testa

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noun tes·ta \ˈtes-tə\

Definition of testa

plural

testae

play \-ˌtē, -ˌtī\
  1. :  the hard external coating or integument of a seed



Origin and Etymology of testa

New Latin, from Latin, shell


First Known Use: 1796

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