noun, plural siliquae [sil-i-kwee] .
a silver coin of the later Roman Empire, the 24th part of a solidus, first issued by Constantine.

1885–90; < Late Latin; Latin: pod, carob tree Unabridged
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siliqua or silique (sɪˈliːkwə, ˈsɪlɪkwə, sɪˈliːk, ˈsɪlɪk)
n , pl -liquae, -liquas, -liques
the long dry dehiscent fruit of cruciferous plants, such as the wallflower, consisting of two compartments separated by a central septum to which the seeds are attached
[C18: via French from Latin siliqua a pod]
silique or silique (sɪˈliːkwə, ˈsɪlɪkwə, sɪˈliːk, ˈsɪlɪk, -ˈliːkwiː)
[C18: via French from Latin siliqua a pod]
siliquaceous or silique
siliquose or silique
siliquous or silique

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