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.
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
- n Replum rep′lum (bot.) the frame-like placenta across which the septum stretches.