testa

noun
tes·​ta | \ ˈte-stə \
plural testae\ ˈte-​ˌstē , -​ˌstī \

Definition of testa

: the hard external coating or integument of a seed

First Known Use of testa

1796, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for testa

New Latin, from Latin, shell

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