Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

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

  • noun (Biol.) The germinating point in the embryo of a seed; the point in the yolk of an egg at which development begins.

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

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

Etymologies

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

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