Definitions for nucellusnuˈsɛl əs, nyu-; -ˈsɛl aɪ

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  1. nucellus(noun)

    central part of a plant ovule; contains the embryo sac


  1. nucellus(Noun)

    The tissue which surrounds and protects the embryo and lies inside of the integuments.

  2. Origin: From nucelle, from nux.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nucellus(noun)

    see Nucleus, 3 (a)

  2. Origin: [NL., dim. of nux, nucis, a nut.]

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