Septicidal
Septicidal Sep"ti*ci`dal, a. [Septum + L. caedere to cut: cf. F. septicide.] (Bot.) Dividing the partitions; -- said of a method of dehiscence in which a pod splits through the partitions and is divided into its component carpels. [1913 Webster]

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  • septicidal — [sep΄tə sīd′ l] adj. 〚/span> SEPTI 2 + CIDE + AL〛 Bot. splitting open, or dehiscent, down the middle of the partitions uniting carpels septicidally …   Universalium

  • septicidal — [sep΄tə sīd′ l] adj. [< SEPTI 2 + CIDE + AL] Bot. splitting open, or dehiscent, down the middle of the partitions uniting carpels septicidally adv …   English World dictionary

  • septicidal — adjective Etymology: New Latin septum + Latin cidere to cut, from caedere Date: 1819 dehiscent longitudinally at or along a septum < a septicidal fruit > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • septicidal — sep·ti·ci·dal …   English syllables

  • septicidal — /sɛptəˈsaɪdl/ (say septuh suydl) adjective (of a seed capsule) characterised by splitting through the septa or dissepiments, as a mode of dehiscence. {septi 2 + Latin cīdere cut + al1} …   Australian English dictionary

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