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 Dictionary entry overview: What does seedpod mean? 

SEEDPOD (noun)
  The noun SEEDPOD has 1 sense:

1. a several-seeded dehiscent fruit as e.g. of a leguminous plant

  Familiarity information: SEEDPOD used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

SEEDPOD (noun)

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A several-seeded dehiscent fruit as e.g. of a leguminous plant

Classified under:

Nouns denoting plants


seedpod; pod

Hypernyms ("seedpod" is a kind of...):

fruit (the ripened reproductive body of a seed plant)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "seedpod"):

legume (the fruit or seed of any of various bean or pea plants consisting of a case that splits along both sides when ripe and having the seeds attach to one side of the case)

peanut (underground pod of the peanut vine)

screw bean (spirally twisted sweet pod of screwbean mesquite that is used for fodder or ground into meal for feed)

okra (long green edible beaked pods of the okra plant)

cowage (pods of the cowage plant or the stinging hairs covering them; used as a vermifuge when mixed with e.g. honey)

loment (pods constricted between seeds and breaking apart when ripe into one-seed segments)

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