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Definition of silique

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Definition as written by paulgrow:

The long two-valved seed vessel or pod of plants belonging to the Brassicaceae (Mustard) family

Definition as written by winter_unfazed:

A certain type of seedpod, the presence of which is the main criterion of classification in the Brassicaceae family.

Do not confuse with siliqua (the similar-looking seedpod of locust and carob trees.)

Definition as written by htop:

A silique is a dry dehiscent fruit that consists of two cells which split along two sutures releasing the seeds.

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