silicle

[sil-i-kuh l]
|

noun Botany.

a short silique.

Origin of silicle

First recorded in 1775–85, silicle is from the Latin word silicula little husk or pod. See siliqua, -ule
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for silicle

Historical Examples of silicle


British Dictionary definitions for silicle

silicle

noun

botany a variant of silicula
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012