siliquose

siliquose

[sil-i-kwohs]
adjective
1.
bearing siliques.
2.
resembling a silique or silicle.
Also, siliquous [sil-uh-kwuhs] .


Origin:
1685–95; < Neo-Latin siliquōsus. See silique, -ose1

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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)
 
n
 
[C18: via French from Latin siliqua a pod]
 
siliquaceous or silique
 
adj
 
siliquose or silique
 
adj
 
siliquous or silique
 
adj

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siliquose sil·i·quose (sĭl'ĭ-kwōs')
adj.
Resembling a long slender pod. Used of a cataract resulting in shriveling of the lens and calcareous deposits in the capsule.

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