Replum

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Replum (Bot) The framework of some pods, as the cress, which remains after the valves drop off.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n replum In botany, the frame-like placenta, across which the septum stretches, from which the valves of a capsule or other dehiscent fruit fall away in dehiscence, as in Cruciferæ, certain Papaveraceæ, Mimosa, etc.: sometimes incorrectly applied to the septum.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Replum rep′lum (bot.) the frame-like placenta across which the septum stretches.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L., doorcase