[ seed-pod ]
/ ˈsidˌpɒd /
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a seed vessel or dehiscent fruit that splits when ripe.
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Origin of seedpod
First recorded in 1710–20
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How to use seedpod in a sentence
It is very long--nearly twice as long as this page and looks much more like a stem than a seed-pod.On the Seashore|R. Cadwallader Smith
The black in these is shreds of the dead-black seed pod of the devil-claw and not some fibre dyed black, as some suppose.Aw-Aw-Tam Indian Nights|J. William Lloyd
Another example from the same seed-pod has a palest pink network instead of crimson, and tiny dots of maroon.The Woodlands Orchids|Frederick Boyle
In most plants the seed-pod and the food-dust or pollen are all in one flower, but with the corn they are separate, as you see.
The little seed-pod of each had a tiny cap which lifted off when the seeds were ripe, leaving a perfect cup, heaping full.
British Dictionary definitions for seedpod
a carpel or pistil enclosing the seeds of a plant, esp a flowering plant
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