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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The foramen or passage through the inner integument of an ovule.
  • n. An endostoma.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The foramen or passage through the inner integument of an ovule.
  • n. And endostoma.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In botany: The orifice at the apex of the inner coat of the ovule.
  • n. The inner peristome of mosses. See cut under exostome.
  • n. In zoology, same as endostoma.

Etymologies

See endostoma. (Wiktionary)

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