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adjective Botany.
  1. bearing silicles.
  2. having the form or appearance of a silicle.
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Origin of siliculose

From the New Latin word siliculōsus, dating back to 1725–35. See silicle, -ose1
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British Dictionary definitions for siliculose


  1. (of certain cruciferous plants such as honesty) producing siliculae
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Word Origin

C18: from New Latin siliculōsus, from silicula a silicle
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