New Latin, from Latin nucella small nut, from nuc-, nux nut — more at nut
1882, in the meaning defined above
“Nucellus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nucellus. Accessed 2 Oct. 2023.
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