- a short silique.
Origin of silicle
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Examples from the Web for silicle
Pouch, the silicle or short pod, as of Shepherd's Purse, 123.The Elements of Botany
Herbs, with a pungent watery juice and cruciform tetradynamous flowers; fruit a silique or silicle.
Pod a short silique or a silicle, varying from oblong-linear to globular, terete or nearly so; valves strongly convex, nerveless.
- botany a variant of silicula
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