botany a short broad siliqua, occurring in such cruciferous plants as honesty and shepherd's-purse
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How to use silicula in a sentence
The silicula, of the same nature as the siliqua, but about as broad as it is long.Field and Woodland Plants | William S. Furneaux
The partition is narrow, hence the silicula is angustiseptal.
silicula integra, ovali-oblonga: valvis planiusculis, dissepimento parallelis.The Botanical Magazine, Vol. V | William Curtis