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indehiscent

[in-di-his-uh nt]
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adjective Botany, Mycology.
  1. not dehiscent; not opening at maturity.

Origin of indehiscent

First recorded in 1825–35; in-3 + dehiscent
Related formsin·de·his·cence, noun
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indehiscent

adjective
  1. (of fruits) not dehiscent; not opening to release seeds
Derived Formsindehiscence, noun
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