tercine

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French tercine, from Latin tertius (the third).

NounEdit

tercine

  1. (botany) A cellular layer derived from the nucleus of an ovule and surrounding the embryo sac.

See alsoEdit

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for tercine in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913)

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