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  • n. A protoplasmic granule of some other colour than green.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A protoplasmic granule of some other color than green; -- also called chromoleucite.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In botany, a granule inclosed in protoplasm, resembling a chlorophyl granule, but of some other color than green. The colors of flowers and fruits are largely due to their presence. Also called chromoleucite.


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