Definition of Dissilience

1. Noun. The emergence of seeds as seed pods burst open when they are ripe.

Category relationships: Botany, Phytology
Generic synonyms: Egress, Emergence, Issue
Derivative terms: Dissilient



Definition of Dissilience

1. n. The act of leaping or starting asunder.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dissilience

dissevers
dissheathe
dissheathed
dissheathes
disship
disshipped
disshipping
disships
dissidence
dissidences
dissident
dissidently
dissidents
dissight
dissights
dissilience (current term)
dissilition
dissimilar
dissimilarities
dissimilarity
dissimilarly
dissimilarness
dissimilars
dissimilate
dissimilated
dissimilates
dissimilating
dissimilation
dissimilations
dissimilatory

Literary usage of Dissilience

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1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1889)
"... their dissilience are increased. The art of conjecturing can in such a case throw only a Tery feeble light— offered by the third formula above—on the ..."

2. A Manual of Pathological Anatomy by Karl Rokitansky (1854)
"... many, although not all, containing one or several nuclei, others engaged in the act of elongation, others again in progress of dissilience. ..."

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