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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun 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.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Bot.) A protoplasmic granule of some other color than green; -- also called chromoleucite.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun botany A protoplasmic granule of some other colour than green.

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