indehiscent definition

  • adjective:
    • Botany maybe not splitting open at readiness: indehiscent good fresh fruit.
    • perhaps not dehiscing when mature; maybe not dehiscent.
    • Remaining shut at readiness, or otherwise not opening along regular outlines, given that acorn, or a cocoanut.
    • (of e.g. fruits) maybe not opening spontaneously at readiness to release seeds
  • others:
    • In botany, not dehiscent; not opening in an instant when mature, as a capsule or anther.

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