Silicle
Silicle Sil"i*cle, n. [L. silicula, dim. of siliqua a pod or husk: cf. F. silicule.] (Bot.) A seed vessel resembling a silique, but about as broad as it is long. See {Silique}. [1913 Webster]

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  • silicle — [sə lik′yoo lə] n. pl. siliculae [sə lik′yoolē΄sil′i kəl] n. [< Fr or L: Fr silicule < L silicula, dim. of siliqua, pod: for IE base see SILEX] Bot. a short, broad silique: also silicula [sə lik′yoo lə] n. siliculae [sə lik′yoolē΄] …   English World dictionary

  • silicle — ankštarėlė statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Nedidelė ankštara, kurios ilgis ne daugiau kaip tris kartus viršija plotį. Būna ietiškosios, plokščiosios, skritulinės ir širdiškosios ankštarėlės. atitikmenys: angl. silicle rus. стручочек …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • silicle — /sil i keuhl/, n. Bot. a short silique. [1775 85; < L silicula little husk or pod. See SILIQUA, ULE] * * * …   Universalium

  • silicle — noun A short silique, such as the seed capsule (fruit) of shepherds purse …   Wiktionary

  • silicle — sil·i·cle …   English syllables

  • silicle — /ˈsɪləkəl/ (say siluhkuhl) noun → silicule …   Australian English dictionary

  • silicle — noun short broad silique occurring in some cruciferous plants • Hypernyms: ↑silique, ↑siliqua …   Useful english dictionary

  • si|lic|u|la — «suh LIHK yuh luh», noun, plural lae « lee». = silicle. (Cf. ↑silicle) ╂[< Latin silicula, a little husk or pod; see etym. under silicle (Cf. ↑silicle)] …   Useful english dictionary

  • siliculose — /si lik yeuh lohs /, adj. Bot. 1. bearing silicles. 2. having the form or appearance of a silicle. [1725 35; < NL siliculosus. See SILICLE, OSE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • Capsella Bursapastoris — Shepherd Shep herd, n. [OE. schepherde, schephirde, AS. sce[ a]phyrde; sce[ a]p sheep + hyrde, hirde, heorde, a herd, a guardian. See {Sheep}, and {Herd}.] 1. A man employed in tending, feeding, and guarding sheep, esp. a flock grazing at large.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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