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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

v. - Burst or split open.

Usage examples (14)
  • Flowers dehisce when they release pollen
  • Koa pods are slow to dehisce and about 15 cm long and 25 to 4 cm wide.
  • Koa pods are slow to dehisce and about 15 cm long and 2.5 to 4 cm wide.
  • The anther must dehisce (burst open) before pollen grains can be released. for more
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