indehiscent

adjective

in·​de·​his·​cent ˌin-di-ˈhi-sᵊnt How to pronounce indehiscent (audio)
: remaining closed at maturity
indehiscent fruits
indehiscence noun

Word History

First Known Use

1830, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of indehiscent was in 1830

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Cite this Entry

“Indehiscent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/indehiscent. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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