Definitions for nucellusnuˈsɛl əs, nyu-; -ˈsɛl aɪ
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central part of a plant ovule; contains the embryo sac
The tissue which surrounds and protects the embryo and lies inside of the integuments.
Origin: From nucelle, from nux.
see Nucleus, 3 (a)
Origin: [NL., dim. of nux, nucis, a nut.]
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