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endosperm


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Endosperm  \En"do*sperm\,  n.  [Endo-  +  Gr  ?  seed.]  (Bot.) 
  The  albumen  of  a  seed;  --  limited  by  recent  writers  to  that 
  formed  within  the  embryo  sac. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  endosperm 
  n  :  nutritive  tissue  surrounding  the  embryo  within  seeds  of 
  flowering  plants 




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