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regma

[reg-muh] /ˈrɛg mə/
noun, plural regmata
[reg-muh-tuh] /ˈrɛg mə tə/ (Show IPA).
Botany
1.
a dry fruit consisting of three or more carpels that separate from the axis at maturity.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; < New Latin < Greek rhêgma fracture, break, equivalent to rhēg(nýnai) to break, shatter + -ma noun suffix of result
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