the part of a fruit enclosing the seeds; pericarp
noun 1. a seed capsule; pericarp.
noun, Botany. 1. the outer integument of a seed. noun 1. the nontechnical name for testa seed coat The outer protective covering of a seed. The seed coat develops from the integument of the ovule. Also called testa.
noun 1. coral fragments used for jewelry. noun 1. small pieces of coral used in jewellery, etc
noun 1. ears or kernels of corn set apart as seed. noun 1. the good quality ears or kernels of corn that are used as seed 2. assets or investments that are expected to provide profits in the future
noun 1. any of numerous small, tropical American finches, especially of the genus Sporophila.