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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In botany: The seed of some umbelliferous plants, so curved longitudinally as to form a concavity on the inner surface, as in the coriander.
  • n. An umbelliferous plant which is characterized by a cœlospermous seed.


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