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  • n. Plural form of seedcase.

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Examples

  • Some were nothing more than papery seedcases – I gathered up the last of the Tulipa sprengeri to spread the seed in a client's garden and delighted in the fattened pods of Molly the witch, just opened.

    Summer podding

  • On top of the thread, I carried thick stalks of moonflower, bearing both the tightly closed flowers and the fruit called thornapples, spiky green seedcases the size of pursenuts.

    Wildfire

  • Even on the near side of winter there were treasures to be found, seeds clinging to dried flowerheads of fennel, dill, and anise, and lousewort with a few seedcases that had failed to split open.

    Wildfire

  • With plants like the whistlethistle that had developed the curious dumblers, and the burnurn that had turned its seedcases into weapons, the solution of this problem was ingenious.

    HOTHOUSE

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