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  1. quintine(Noun)

    The embryonic sac of an ovule, sometimes regarded as an innermost fifth integument.

  2. Origin: quintus, "fifth".

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  1. Quintine(noun)

    the embryonic sac of an ovule, sometimes regarded as an innermost fifth integument. Cf. Quartine, and Tercine

  2. Origin: [L. quintus the fifth: cf. F. quintine.]

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