biforine

Biforine

Bif"o*rine\, n. [L. biforis, biforus, having two doors; bis twice + foris door.] (Bot.) An oval sac or cell, found in the leaves of certain plants of the order Arace[ae]. It has an opening at each end through which raphides, generated inside, are discharged.
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