Open Dictionary
mouse here to listen, click to choose/add more
Location: USA
Source: Learn That Word
Profile URL:

Are you a native English speaker? How do you pronounce this word?

Thank you for contributing!
upload mp3 file or record now it's easy, promised!

{%type%} Definitions

WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

n. - Narrow elongated seed capsule peculiar to the family Cruciferae.

Usage examples (4)
  • Fruit is a long 2. 5-6.3 cm (1. 0-2.5 in) green capsule called a silique, and contains many seeds.
  • Seeds: Small, black seeds grow in a row inside the silique.
  • The high mixing of colors in icr1 mutant indicates that the synchronization of embryo development within a single silique is compromised.
  • Each color marks a single silique. for more
Tutoring comment

Tutoring comment not yet available...

add more
The Open Dictionary of English is a collaborative project, based on Open Source materials, LearnThat resources, and partner APIs.
We give special thanks to our LearnThat volunteers, as well as Princeton University and Wiktionary for their Open Source word data. We're also grateful for the support given by Google,,, and YouTube,,,,, as well as the generous Creative Commons community.