Definition of Nucules
1. Noun. (plural of nucule) ¹
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Definition of Nucules
1. nucule [n] - See also: nucule
Lexicographical Neighbors of Nucules
Literary usage of Nucules
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1851)
"N. nid!fica, has single stems, smooth below, flaccid, somewhat glossy and pellucid: the nucules and globules separate. It is a native of the salt water ..."
2. Supplement to the English Botany of the Late Sir J. E. Smith and Mr. Sowerby by William Jackson Hooker, William Borrer, James Sowerby (1834)
"The nucules, then, may be either gemmae, or real capsules. As regards the globules, Wall- roth asserts that he has raised young plants from them, ..."
3. Manual of British Botany, Containing the Flowering Plants and Ferns by Charles Cardale Babington (1874)
"Atl. Fl. Par. 40 D.—Rather thick. Secondary branchlets once or twice forked, terminal subdivisions rather shorter than the others. " nucules with 4 or 5 ..."
4. Memorials Journal and Botanical Correspondence by Charles Cardale Babington (1897)
"I suspect the former, as it has the right nucules, but may or may not have had the coat. ... Look at the nucules. I have a duplicate copy of fasc. ..."
5. Observations of a Naturalist in the Pacific Between 1896 and 1899 by Henry Brougham Guppy (1906)
"I paid some attention to the suitability of the fruits of these three Labiate genera for dispersal by frugivorous birds, for which the fleshy nucules in the ..."
6. A General System of Botany Descriptive and Analytical: In Two Parts by Emmanuel Le Maout, Joseph Decaisne, Joseph Dalton Hooker (1876)
"FRUIT composed of 4 distinct or geminate nucules, or a drupe with 2-4 kernels. ... nucules with a flat areole, seated on a flat torus. Cerinthe. ..."
7. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1850)
"nucules subglobose, with four or five striae, large in proportion to the plant. My judgement of this species is formed from the plate in ' Eng. Bot. ..."