indehiscent

adjective
in·​de·​his·​cent | \ ˌin-di-ˈhi-sᵊnt How to pronounce indehiscent (audio) \

Definition of indehiscent

: remaining closed at maturity indehiscent fruits

Other Words from indehiscent

indehiscence \ ˌin-​di-​ˈhi-​sᵊn(t)s How to pronounce indehiscence (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of indehiscent

1830, in the meaning defined above

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