seedpod

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n seedpod a several-seeded dehiscent fruit as e.g. of a leguminous plant
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Usage

In literature:

The only house Beyond where they were was a shattered seedpod.
"North of Boston" by Robert Frost
They last one day and a hollow sphere-shaped seedpod takes their place.
"The Mayflower, January, 1905" by Various
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In news:

We love Señorita Rosalita spider flower for its lack of thorns, sticky foliage, unpleasant aroma and unsightly seedpods.
Ever since she discovered the intricately woven, vein-like structures of a vine seedpod on a trail in Los Angeles, she's been an avid collector.
To prevent the formation of those hard, messy seedpods and fruits on these and other ornamental trees-spray the foliage with "Florel Fruit Eliminator" before flowering ends.
BEMIDJI – Draw closer, young and old, to hear Of Santa and his flying deer, Of how an angel, seedpod small, Brought kindly Santa to us all.
In late summer, the yellow blooms form slender brown seedpods.
About the only thing that stands out is its strange-looking seedpod.
Salley Mavor's studio is an alternate universe in miniature: seedpods become sleek Tom Thumb-sized boats, acorns morph into tiny hats, and wooden coat toggles serve as bedposts.
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