episperm

Episperm

Ep"i*sperm\, n. [Pref. epi- + Gr. ? seed: cf. F. ['e]pisperme.] (Bot.) The skin or coat of a seed, especially the outer coat. See Testa.
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episperm

noun
protective outer layer of seeds of flowering plants [syn: testa
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