Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The germinating point in the embryo of a seed.
  • n. The point in the yolk of an egg at which development begins.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The germinating point in the embryo of a seed; the point in the yolk of an egg at which development begins.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as cicatricula.
  • n. In botany: The hilum of a seed.
  • n. The scar left by a fallen leaf.

Etymologies

Compare French cicatricule, from Latin cicatricula a small scar, from cicatrix a scar. (Wiktionary)

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