Definition of Nucule

1. n. Same as Nutlet.



Definition of Nucule

1. Noun. A nutlet; a small nut. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Nucule

1. the stone of a fleshy fruit [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nucule

nucleus ventralis lateralis
nucleus ventralis posterior intermedius thalami
nucleus ventralis posterior thalami
nucleus ventralis posterolateralis thalami
nucleus ventralis posteromedialis thalami
nucleus ventralis thalami
nucleus ventromedialis hypothalami
nucleus vestibularis
nucleuses
nuclide
nuclides
nuclidic
nucs
nucula
nucular
nucule (current term)
nucules
nucumentaceous
nudation
nudations
nuddle
nuddled
nuddles
nuddling
nuddy
nude dancing
nude mice
nude mouse
nude painting

Literary usage of Nucule

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1. A Dictionary of Science, Literature, & Art: Comprising the Definitions and by George William Cox (1866)
"... that fruit which is otherwise called a gland or acorn, or any small, hard, one-seeded pericarp. The female organ in Chara ia also calli-il a nucule. ..."

2. Text-book of Botany: Morphological and Physiological by Julius Sachs (1875)
"The nucule therefore stai in the monoecious ... a and a nucule 5, c its Crown ; ß sterile lateral leaflet ... m the basal node of the nucule (X ..."

3. Class Book of Botany: Being an Introduction to the Study of the Vegetable by John Hutton Balfour (1852)
"The nucule is produced on the axil of a branch, and consists Fig. 1056. Fig. 1057. ... The globule is usually placed immediately below the nucule (Figs. ..."

4. On Molecular and Microscopic Science by Mary Somerville (1869)
"The nucule is an ovoid sac with five long cells spirally Fig. 41. Antheridia of Chara fragilis:—A, antheridium developed at base of ..."

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