Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In botany: The orifice at the apex of the inner coat of the ovule.
  • noun The inner peristome of mosses. See cut under exostome.
  • noun In zoology, same as endostoma.

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

  • noun (Bot.) The foramen or passage through the inner integument of an ovule.
  • noun (Zoöl.) And endostoma.

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

  • noun botany The foramen or passage through the inner integument of an ovule.
  • noun zoology An endostoma.

Etymologies

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See endostoma.

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