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- adj. Bearing siliques.
- adj. Relating to, or resembling, siliques.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Bearing siliques; ; pertaining to, or resembling, siliques.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In botany, bearing siliques; having or forming that species of pod called a silique: as, siliquose plants.
- In medicine, resembling or suggesting a silicle. Also siliculose.
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The whole tribe is termed _lepidium_, or "siliquose," scaly, with reference to the shape of the seed-pouches.
It is one-celled siliquose, and pulpy within, wrinkled on the outside, and full of a vast number of seeds like grains of sand, having when properly prepared, a peculiar and delicious fragrance.
The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom Considered in Their Various Uses to Man and in Their Relation to the Arts and Manufactures; Forming a Practical Treatise & Handbook of Reference for the Colonist, Manufacturer, Merchant, and Consumer, on the Cultivation, Preparation for Shipment, and Commercial Value, &c. of the Various Substances Obtained From Trees and Plants, Entering into the Husbandry of Tropical and Sub-tropical Regions, &c.