Cypsela
Cypsela Cyp"se*la (s?p"s?-l?), n. [NL., fr. Gr. kypse`lh any hollow vessel.] (Bot.) A one-seeded, one-celled, indehiscent fruit; an achene with the calyx tube adherent. [1913 Webster]

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  • Cypsela — (ital.: Cipsela) ist ein Titularerzbistum der römisch katholischen Kirche. Es geht zurück auf ein früheres Bistum der antiken Stadt Kypsela in Thrakien, heute İpsala im europäischen Teil der Türkei. Titularerzbischöfe von Cypsela Nr. Name Amt von …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • cypsela — [sip′sə lə] n. pl. cypselae [sip′səlē΄] [ModL < Gr kypselē, a hollow vessel; akin to kybos, CUBE1] an achene derived from an inferior ovary, as in plants of the composite family …   English World dictionary

  • cypsela — /sip seuh leuh/, n., pl. cypselae / lee /. Bot. an achene with an adherent calyx, as in the composite plants. [1865 70; < NL < Gk kypséle hollow vessel, chest, box] * * * …   Universalium

  • cypsela — noun An achene formed from a double ovary, especially in plants of the family Compositae …   Wiktionary

  • cypsela — [ sɪpsɪlə] noun (plural cypselae li:) Botany a dry single seeded fruit formed from a double ovary of which only one develops into a seed, as in the daisy family. Origin C19: mod. L., from Gk kupselē hollow vessel …   English new terms dictionary

  • cypsela — cyp·se·la …   English syllables

  • cypsela — /ˈsɪpsələ/ (say sipsuhluh) noun (plural cypselae /ˈsɪpsəli/ (say sipsuhlee) or cypselas) an achene with an adherent calyx, as in the family Compositae. {New Latin, from Greek kypselē hollow vessel} …   Australian English dictionary

  • cypsela — n. (pl. cypselae) Bot. a dry single seeded fruit formed from a double ovary of which only one develops into a seed, characteristic of the daisy family Compositae. Etymology: mod.L f. Gk kupsele hollow vessel …   Useful english dictionary

  • CYPSELA vel CYPSELLA — CYPSELA, vel CYPSELLA a Cypselo, Ixionis sil. Thraciae urbs. In regione, quae Sapacia olim, dein Europa dicta, 14. milliar. supra Apros, in Boream versus montes, prope Melam fluv. Item castellum in Arcadia a Mantinensibus muris cinctum, Steph.… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Asteraceae — Temporal range: 49–0 Ma …   Wikipedia

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