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nucellus definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: central part of a plant ovule; contains the embryo sac

Merriam Webster's

noun (plural nucelli) Etymology: New Latin, from Latin nucella small nut, from nuc-, nux nut more at nut Date: 1882 the central and chief part of a plant ovule that encloses the female gametophyte nucellar adjective

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Nucellus Nu*cel"lus, n.; pl. Nucelli. [NL., dim. of nux, nucis, a nut.] (Bot.) See Nucleus, 3 (a) .



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