Definition of disseminule in English:


Syllabification: dis·sem·i·nule
Pronunciation: /diˈseməˌnyo͞ol


  • A part of a plant that serves to propagate it, such as a seed or a fruit.
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    • Assemblages of drift disseminules are described from beaches at 56 sites in the Torres Strait - northern Great Barrier Reef region.
    • The grass disseminule, however, may appear in different guises.


early 20th century: formed irregularly from dissemination (see disseminate) + -ule.

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