noun rep·lum \ˈrepləm\

Definition of replum



  1. :  a thin false dissepiment separating the two valves of some fruits (as siliques and some legumes) from which the valves fall away at maturity

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Origin and Etymology of replum

Latin, part of a door (probably bolt for covering the gap in a folding door), from replēre to fill up — more at replete

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a brief usually trivial fact

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