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septicidal

[sep-tuh-sahyd-l] /ˌsɛp təˈsaɪd l/
adjective, Botany
1.
(of a capsule) dehiscing lengthwise along a septum.
Related forms
septicidally, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for septicidal

septicidal

/ˌsɛptɪˈsaɪdəl/
adjective
1.
(botany) (of a dehiscence) characterized by splitting along the partitions of the seed capsule
Derived Forms
septicidally, adverb
Word Origin
C19: from septi-² + -cidal
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