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- n. The embryonic sac of an ovule, sometimes regarded as an innermost fifth integument.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The embryonic sac of an ovule, sometimes regarded as an innermost fifth integument. Cf. quartine, and tercine.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In botany, an alleged fifth coat of an ovule, counting from the outermost. Compare quartine.
Latin quintus, "fifth". (Wiktionary)
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