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episperm


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Episperm  \Ep"i*sperm\,  n.  [Pref.  epi-  +  Gr  ?  seed:  cf  F. 
  ['e]pisperme.]  (Bot.) 
  The  skin  or  coat  of  a  seed,  especially  the  outer  coat.  See 
  {Testa}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  episperm 
  n  :  protective  outer  layer  of  seeds  of  flowering  plants  [syn:  {testa}, 
  {seed  coat}] 




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