from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See pod1.
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- n. A pouch like form on a plant which encloses the seeds.
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- n. a several-seeded dehiscent fruit as e.g. of a leguminous plant
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The seedpod is a spiny, prickly burr and was everywhere I stepped.
The narrative begins with two women trying to recolonize the ice after arriving in a pod symbolic of a male seedpod.
We can't see the laws upon which nature is built, from the intricate form of a seedpod to the periodicities of the planets and stars.
To make the seedpods, I rolled out a cone and indented it to show where the inner seed capsules had dried and shrunk in on themselves. then I added a disk at the top, incised with lines to look like the real seedpod, and poked holes underneath to show where the pod opens when the seeds are ripe.
It is not the flowers that are prized of these geraniums, but rather the later leaf color and seedpod.
The leaf, stem, flower, and seedpod are all edible.
The top of the seedpod, when green, is either purplish or yellowish, depending on the color of the flower.
Blues and purples of all shades hosted pink-tinged clouds that looked like seedpod fluff.
But hunger made him feel hollow as an empty seedpod.
Light as a seedpod spinning through the air, heavy as a stone, all at the same time.