testa


testa

noun, plural tes·tae [tes-tee] /ˈtɛs ti/. Botany.

  1. the outer, usually hard, integument or coat of a seed.

noun plural -tae (-tiː)

  1. a hard protective outer layer of the seeds of flowering plants; seed coat

Plural testae (tĕstē′)

  1. See seed coat.

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