polar nucleus


plural polar nuclei
: either of the nuclei in the embryo sac of a flowering plant that form the nutritive endosperm

Word History

First Known Use

1882, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of polar nucleus was in 1882

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“Polar nucleus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/polar%20nucleus. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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