Definition for SIL'I-CLE, or SIL-I'CU-LA

SIL'I-CLE, or SIL-I'CU-LA, n. [L. silicula.]

A pericarp or seed-vessel as broad as it is long, consisting of two valves, two sutures, and a dissepiment, with the seeds attached to both edges of the dissepiment, and alternately upon each side of it.

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