Siliquous
Siliquose Sil"i*quose`, Siliquous Sil"i*quous, a. [NL. siliquosus: cf. F. siliqueux.] (Bot.) Bearing siliques; as, siliquose plants; pertaining to, or resembling, siliques; as, siliquose capsules. [1913 Webster]

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  • siliquous — See silique. * * * …   Universalium

  • siliquous — adj. (Botany) bearing siliques, bearing long narrow seed pods (characteristic of plants from the mustard family); resembling a silique, resembling a long narrow seed pod …   English contemporary dictionary

  • siliquous — sil·i·quous …   English syllables

  • siliquous — adjective see siliquose …   Useful english dictionary

  • Siliquose — Sil i*quose , Siliquous Sil i*quous, a. [NL. siliquosus: cf. F. siliqueux.] (Bot.) Bearing siliques; as, siliquose plants; pertaining to, or resembling, siliques; as, siliquose capsules. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • siliquose — /sil i kwohs /, adj. 1. bearing siliques. 2. resembling a silique or silicle. Also, siliquous /sil euh kweuhs/. [1685 95; < NL siliquosus. See SILIQUE, OSE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • Receptacle — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Receptacle >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 receptacle receptacle Sgm: N 1 inclosure inclosure &c. 232 Sgm: N 1 recipient recipient receiver reservatory GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 compartment compartment …   English dictionary for students

  • silique — [si lēk′, sil′ik] n. [Fr < L siliqua: see SILICLE] the pod of plants of the crucifer family, with two valves that fall away from a thin membrane bearing the seeds siliquose [sil′ə kwōs΄] adj. siliquous [sil′əkwəs] …   English World dictionary

  • siliqua — n. (also silique) (pl. siliquae or siliques) the long narrow seed pod of a cruciferous plant. Derivatives: siliquose adj. siliquous adj. Etymology: L, = pod …   Useful english dictionary

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