from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The outer protective covering of a seed.
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- n. The protective outer cover of a seed
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the covering of a seed.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In botany, the covering of a seed, usually the testa, or exterior coat.
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- n. protective outer layer of seeds of flowering plants
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