from The Century Dictionary.
- In anatomy, zoology, and botany, having foveolæ; marked by little depressions or pits.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Having small pits or depressions, as the receptacle in some composite flowers.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- adjective Having small
pitsor depressions, like the receptaclein some composite flowers.
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The _first glume_ is hard, globose, foveolate, with an oblong opening, faintly nerved.