the long two-valved seed vessel or pod of plants belonging to the mustard family.
An elongated dry dehiscent seed pod that is the characteristic fruit of the mustard family. The two sides split off at maturity and leave a central partition to which the seeds are attached.
adjective 1. bearing siliques. 2. resembling a silique or silicle. siliquose sil·i·quose (sĭl’ĭ-kwōs’) adj. Resembling a long slender pod. Used of a cataract resulting in shriveling of the lens and calcareous deposits in the capsule.
- Siliquose cataract
siliquose cataract n. Siliculose cataract.
jargon (Or “Hollywired”) The coming convergence of film, interactive TV and computers. (1999-01-15)
noun 1. the soft, lustrous fiber obtained as a filament from the cocoon of the silkworm. 2. thread made from this fiber. 3. cloth made from this fiber. 4. a garment of this cloth. 5. a gown of such material worn distinctively by a King’s or Queen’s Counsel at the English bar. 6. silks, the […]