noun Botany.

  1. the inner integument of an ovule.


  1. botany rare one of the two integuments surrounding the ovule of a plant

n.“afterbirth,” from Late Latin secundinae (plural), from Latin secundae “the afterbirth,” shortened from secundae membranae, literally “the second membranes,” from secundus “second” (see second (adj.)). Related: Secundines.

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