sclerotesta

noun
scle·​ro·​testa | \ ¦sklirō, -lerō+ \

Definition of sclerotesta

: the middle stony layer of the testa in various seeds — compare endotesta

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Other Words from sclerotesta

sclerotestal \ -​¦testᵊl \ adjective

History and Etymology for sclerotesta

New Latin, from scler- + testa

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“Sclerotesta.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sclerotesta. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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