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seed vessel

noun, Botany
1.
a pericarp.
Origin
1660-1670
1660-70
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Examples for seed vessel
  • Plants whose seeds are not enclosed in a seed vessel.
British Dictionary definitions for seed vessel

seed vessel

noun
1.
(botany) a dry fruit, such as a capsule
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