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  • She stuck through these webs a number of fantastically shaped little dried, brown, empty, last-year's seed-pods, as a finishing touch, then Bob took off his hat.

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  • But the kapok's war contribution did not come from the club-like qualities of its young offspring, but from the fluffy fibrous seed-pods that are so distinctive on more mature specimens.

    Did You Know? Mexico's kapok trees aided the U.S. war effort

  • However it is the star-shaped pericarps seed-pods, rather than the seeds themselves, that gives it both its flavor and provides the shikimic acid – the chemical compound used in the production of Tamiflu.

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  • Do you enjoy raking up all those nasty spiky seed-pods?

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  • One after another all down the sunlit slope these miraculous little brown bodies burst and gaped apart, like seed-pods, like the husks of fruits; opened eager mouths. that drank in the heat and light pouring in a cascade from the newly-risen sun.

    First Men in the Moon

  • It's thus ingesting a few seed-pods isn't likely to cause any harm, but it's probably advisable not to eat handfuls...

    Urban Fertility: Nasturtiums

  • As on a plant whose flowers open at different seasons, I had seen, expressed in the form of old ladies, on this Balbec shore, those shrivelled seed-pods, those flabby tubers which my friends would one day be.

    Within a Budding Grove

  • Gawaine patted Star's neck, ran his fingers through the long mane to comb free several thorny seed-pods.

    Fortress Of Frost And Fire

  • Ahead of us a small herd of these strange grey beasts were feasting on the seed-pods that had fallen from the top branches of the trees.

    River God

  • The ripening of only a few seed-pods speedily puts a stop to flowering.

    The Culture of Vegetables and Flowers From Seeds and Roots 16th Edition

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