from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The outermost integument of an ovule (if it has two)

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The outermost of the two integuments of an ovule.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In botany, the outer integument of an ovule when two are present, contrasted with the inner, or secundine.


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