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- n. Alternative spelling of silicle.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A silicle.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In botany, same as silicle.
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In Bromfield's 'Flora Vectensis,' p. 35, the following account is given of an abnormal development in _Cardamine pratensis_: "On the lower part of the corymb were several seed vessels on pedicels changed from their usual linear to an ovate elliptical figure, so as to resemble a silicula.