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silicula

/sɪˈlɪkjʊlə/
noun (pl) -liculae (-ˈlɪkjʊliː), -cles, -cules
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(botany) a short broad siliqua, occurring in such cruciferous plants as honesty and shepherd's-purse
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C18: from Latin silicula a small pod; see siliqua
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