Corcule
Corcle \Cor"cle\ (k[^o]r"k'l), Corcule \Cor"cule\ (-k[-u]l), n. [L. corculum a little heart, dim. of cor heart.] (Bot.) The heart of the seed; the embryo or germ. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • corcule — (kor ku l ) s. m. Terme de botanique. Nom donné quelquefois au germe. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Latin, corculum, petit coeur, diminutif de cor, coeur …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

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  • Corcle — Cor cle (k[^o]r k l), Corcule Cor cule ( k[ u]l), n. [L. corculum a little heart, dim. of cor heart.] (Bot.) The heart of the seed; the embryo or germ. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • -cule — suffix forming (orig. diminutive) nouns (molecule). Etymology: F cule or L culus * * * cule1 var. of cle1: animalcule; molecule; reticule. [( < F) < L culus, cula, culum; see CLE1] cule2 var. of …   Useful english dictionary

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