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seed coat

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Definition of seed coat in English:

noun

Botany
The protective outer coat of a seed.
Example sentences
  • Endosperm refers to the rest of the seed, i.e. the seed coat, pericarp, aleurone layer, and starchy endosperm.
  • Tobacco seed consist of a seed coat, endosperm, and embryo.
  • At maturity, the seed coat is primarily a protective structure, although its specific role may be varied and complex.

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