hesperidium

[hes-puh-rid-ee-uhm]
noun, plural hesperidia [hes-puh-rid-ee-uh] . Botany.
the fruit of a citrus plant, as an orange.

Origin:
1865–70; < Neo-Latin; see hesperidin, -ium

hesperidate [he-sper-i-deyt] , hesperideous, adjective
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hesperidium (ˌhɛspəˈrɪdɪəm)
 
n
botany the fruit of citrus plants, in which the flesh consists of fluid-filled hairs and is protected by a tough rind
 
[C19: New Latin; alluding to the fruit in the garden of the Hesperides]

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