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- n. Alternative spelling of silique.
- n. A weight of four grains; a carat.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Same as silique.
- n. A weight of four grains; a carat; -- a term used by jewelers, and refiners of gold.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In botany, same as silique.
- n. A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
- n. A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
- n. In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
- n. The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus. See solidus.
- n. A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy. Also silica.
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- n. narrow elongated seed capsule peculiar to the family Cruciferae
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