Definition of nutlet in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈnətlət/


A small nut, especially an achene.
Example sentences
  • The inflorescences are composed of whorls of small, whitish, zygomorphic flowers, with seeds disposed in up to four nutlets of about 0 • 4 x 1 • 1 mm.
  • At that time, fruit seediness or the number of enclosed ripe nutlets was also determined for each ripe fruit.
  • Each flower may produce up to four nutlets, which mature in July, August, or September.

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Syllabification: nut·let

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