hesperidium

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noun hes·per·id·i·um \ˌhe-spə-ˈri-dē-əm\

Definition of hesperidium

plural

hesperidia

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  1. :  a berry (such as an orange or lime) having a leathery rind

Origin and Etymology of hesperidium

New Latin


First Known Use: circa 1866


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