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  • adj. Nestling, as a bird in its nest.
  • adj. Lying loose in pulp or cotton within a berry or pericarp.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Nestling, as a bird in its nest.
  • adj. Lying loose in pulp or cotton within a berry or pericarp, as in a nest.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In botany, lying free in a cup-shaped or nest-like body, as the sporangia in the receptacle of plants of the genus Nidularia; also, lying loose in pulp, like the seeds of true berries. Lindley. Also nidulate.

Etymologies

Latin nidulans, p.pr.: compare French nidulant. (Wiktionary)

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