noun, plural regmata [reg-muh-tuh] . Botany.
a dry fruit consisting of three or more carpels that separate from the axis at maturity.

1830–40; < Neo-Latin < Greek rhêgma fracture, break, equivalent to rhēg(nýnai) to break, shatter + -ma noun suffix of result Unabridged
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