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hesperidium


hesperidium


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hesperidium  \Hes`pe*rid"i*um\,  n.  [NL.  So  called  in  allusion  to 
  the  golden  apples  of  the  Hesperides.  See  {Hesperides}.] 
  (Bot.) 
  A  large  berry  with  a  thick  rind,  as  a  lemon  or  an  orange.