Strophiole
Strophiole Stro"phi*ole, n. [L. strophiolum a little chaplet, dim. of strophium a band, Gr. ?, dim. of ? a twisted band: cf. F. strophiole.] (Bot.) A crestlike excrescence about the hilum of certain seeds; a caruncle. [1913 Webster]

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