Definition of disseminule in English:


Line breaks: dis|sem¦in|ule
Pronunciation: /dɪˈsɛmɪnjuːl


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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