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tryma

[trahy-muh] /ˈtraɪ mə/
noun, plural trymata
[trahy-muh-tuh] /ˈtraɪ mə tə/ (Show IPA).
Botany
1.
a nut having an outer shell that becomes tough and dry and eventually splits open, as in the walnut and hickory.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; < Neo-Latin < Greek trŷma hole, equivalent to trȳ́(ein) to rub down, wear away + -ma noun suffix marking result
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British Dictionary definitions for tryma

tryma

/ˈtraɪmə/
noun (pl) -mata (-mətə)
1.
(botany) a drupe produced by the walnut and similar plants, in which the endocarp is a hard shell and the epicarp is dehiscent
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin, from Greek truma a hole (referring to the hollow drupe), from truein to wear away
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