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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.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. protective outer layer of seeds of flowering plants

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