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silicula

silicle (ˈsɪlɪkəl) or silicule (ˈsɪlɪkjʊl)

/ (sɪˈlɪkjʊlə) /
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noun plural -liculae (-ˈlɪkjʊliː), -cles or -cules

botany a short broad siliqua, occurring in such cruciferous plants as honesty and shepherd's-purse

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C18: from Latin silicula a small pod; see siliqua
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