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(Botany) a carpel or pistil enclosing the seeds of a plant, esp a flowering plant
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a seed vessel or dehiscent fruit that splits when ripe.
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Noun1.seedpod - a several-seeded dehiscent fruit as e.g. of a leguminous plantseedpod - a several-seeded dehiscent fruit as e.g. of a leguminous plant
legume - the fruit or seed of any of various bean or pea plants consisting of a case that splits along both sides when ripe and having the seeds attach to one side of the case
peanut - underground pod of the peanut vine
screw bean - spirally twisted sweet pod of screwbean mesquite that is used for fodder or ground into meal for feed
okra - long green edible beaked pods of the okra plant
cowage - pods of the cowage plant or the stinging hairs covering them; used as a vermifuge when mixed with e.g. honey
fruit - the ripened reproductive body of a seed plant
loment - seedpods that are constricted between the seeds and that break apart when mature into single-seeded segments
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Seedpod forms, reminiscent of Poinciana seeds (which cover the ground in the area) were placed in a grid formation.
By February the flowers bloom, then the blossoms fall away to reveal a bulging seedpod. In March the farmers start harvesting the opium by cutting or scraping the seedpods with small trowels.
Each leaf or seedpod or blade of grass is breath-takingly unique and perfect.
Not only are the flowers edible but also their rounded leaves and seedpods. The nasturtium flower, leaves and seedpod have a spicy, peppery, cress-like tang, rich in Vitamin C.
An interest in American Indian culture and working with clay inspired this reduction-fired seedpod bowl lesson.
The cabbage seedpod weevil (Ceulorhynchus obstrctus) is native to Europe, but invasive to North America, where it menaces canola crops.
So while some argue that the mulefa exist in an "Edenic" and "utopian" ecosystem in which they live in "symbiotic harmony" with the seedpod trees, the mulefa can never stop servicing and producing work on the trees' behalf.
Heroin is derived from morphine, a naturally occurring substance extracted from the seedpod of the Asian poppy plant.
ripen within an outer covering called a seedpod. If the pods are fully brown but haven't opened yet snip them off into an envelope."
Yet still do you eat cinnamon whole, calyx, seedpod and all
Everything's going to be OK!" She jumped up and cheered, sending a seedpod tumbling from her pocket.