replum

noun
rep·lum | \ˈrepləm\
plural repla\-lə \

Definition of replum 

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

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

History and Etymology for replum

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

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about replum

Dictionary Entries near replum

replicative

replicon

replot

replum

replumb

replume

reply

Statistics for replum

Look-up Popularity

Comments on replum

What made you want to look up replum? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a state of commotion or excitement

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words from Greek and Roman Mythology Quiz

  • the-triumph-of-venus-by-alessandro-magnasco
  • Boreal comes from the name of the ancient Greek god of which wind?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!