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  • n. The small aperture or foramen in the outer coat of the ovule of a plant.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The small aperture or foremen in the outer coat of the ovule of a plant.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In botany: The aperture through the outer integument of an ovule which, together with the endostome, completes the foramen.
  • n. The outer peristome of mosses.

Etymologies

exo- + Ancient Greek mouth. (Wiktionary)

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