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Meaning of SILIQUA

Pronunciation:  'silukwu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  narrow elongated seed capsule peculiar to the family Cruciferae
 

SILIQUA is a 7 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: silique
 
 See Also: capsule, silicle

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sil"i*qua\, n.; pl. {Siliqu[ae]}. [L. See {Silique}.]
1. (Bot.) Same as {Silique}.

2. A weight of four grains; a carat; -- a term used by
   jewelers, and refiners of gold.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: A dry, dehiscent fruit formed from a superior ovary of two carpels, with two parietal placentas and divided into two loculi by a false septum between the placentas.
 

 

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