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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Indehiscent  \In`de*his"cent\,  a.  [Pref.  in-  not  +  dehiscent:  cf 
  F.  ind['e]hiscent.]  (Bot.) 
  Remaining  closed  at  maturity,  or  not  opening  along  regular 
  lines,  as  the  acorn,  or  a  cocoanut. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  indehiscent 
  adj  :  (of  e.g.  fruits)  not  opening  spontaneously  at  maturity  to 
  release  seeds  [ant:  {dehiscent}] 




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