silicle

noun sil·i·cle \ˈsilə̇kəl\

Definition of silicle

plural

-s

  1. :  a silique of nearly equal length and width

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Origin and Etymology of silicle

Latin silicula, diminutive of siliqua pod, husk — more at shell


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