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  • n. Alternative spelling of ootheca.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An egg case, especially those of many kinds of mollusks, and of some insects, as the cockroach. Cf. oœcium.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An egg-case containing eggs arranged in one of several different ways, as that of the cockroach or rearhorse.
  • n. In botany, a sporangium of ferns.


oö- +‎ theca (Wiktionary)


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