from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The outer protective covering of a seed.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In botany, the covering of a seed, usually the testa, or exterior coat.
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- noun The
protective outer coverof a seed
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- noun protective outer layer of seeds of flowering plants
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