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- n. Alternative spelling of ootheca.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An egg case, especially those of many kinds of mollusks, and of some insects, as the cockroach. Cf. oœcium.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An egg-case containing eggs arranged in one of several different ways, as that of the cockroach or rearhorse.
- n. In botany, a sporangium of ferns.
oö- + theca (Wiktionary)
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