What is another word for silique?

15 synonyms found


[ sɪlˈiːk], [ sɪlˈiːk], [ s_ɪ_l_ˈiː_k]

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How to use "Silique" in context?

The word "silique" comes from the Latin word "siliqua" which means a small spherical stone. It is often used in botany to describe the structure of the fruit of a single-celled plant organism. Siliques are also known as conkers, acorns, and beech nuts.

A silique is a type ofructured fruit. It is a typically spherical vessel that is formed by the pistil of a flowering plant after the stigma has been pollinated. Siliques are made up of the ovules that were fertilized by the pollen of the male plant.

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