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seed coat

noun, Botany
1.
the outer integument of a seed.
Origin
1790-1800
1790-1800
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seed coat

noun
1.
the nontechnical name for testa
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seed-coat in Science
seed coat  
The outer protective covering of a seed. The seed coat develops from the integument of the ovule. Also called testa.
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