silicle

[ sil-i-kuh l ]
/ ˈsɪl ɪ kəl /

noun Botany.

a short silique.

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Origin of silicle

First recorded in 1775–85, silicle is from the Latin word silicula little husk or pod. See siliqua, -ule
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British Dictionary definitions for silicle

silicle
/ (ˈsɪlɪkəl) /

noun

botany a variant of silicula
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