pseudospermium

noun
pseu·​do·​sper·​mi·​um | \ ˌsüdōˈspərmēəm \
plural pseudospermia

Definition of pseudospermium

: a small indehiscent seedlike fruit (as an achene)

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Other Words from pseudospermium

pseudospermous \ ¦⸗⸗¦⸗məs \ adjective

History and Etymology for pseudospermium

New Latin, from pseud- + -spermium (from Greek sperma seed)

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“Pseudospermium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pseudospermium. Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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