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Elizabeth Martin and Robert Hine

in A Dictionary of Biology

Sixth edition

Published in print January 2008 | ISBN: 9780199204625
Published online January 2008 | e-ISBN: 9780191726507
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1 (in botany)

a A dry fruit that releases its seeds when ripe; it is formed from several fused carpels

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Subjects: Biological Sciences

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