Regma
Regma Reg"ma (r?g"m?), n. [NL., fr. Gr. ????, -???, fracture, fr. ?????? to break.] (Bot.) A kind of dry fruit, consisting of three or more cells, each which at length breaks open at the inner angle. [1913 Webster]

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