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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A coronet or little crown of a seed; the downy tuft on seeds.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A coronet or little crown of a seed; the downy tuft on seeds. See pappus.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In botany, a coronet or little crown of a seed; the downy tuft on seeds.
  • n. The little calyx-like body which crowns the nucule in the genus Chara.
  • n. The crown of spines which sometimes occurs at the apex of the frustule in diatoms.

Etymologies

Latin coronula, diminutive of corona crown. (Wiktionary)

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