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disseminule

Line breaks: dis|sem¦in|ule
Pronunciation: /dɪˈsɛmɪnjuːl
 
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Definition of disseminule in English:

noun

Botany
A part of a plant that serves to propagate it, such as a seed or a fruit.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Origin

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

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