[ seed-pod ]
/ ˈsidˌpɒd /
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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British Dictionary definitions for seed pod
a carpel or pistil enclosing the seeds of a plant, esp a flowering plant
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