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(Botany) a carpel or pistil enclosing the seeds of a plant, esp a flowering plant
a seed vessel or dehiscent fruit that splits when ripe.
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|Noun||1.||seedpod - a several-seeded dehiscent fruit as e.g. of a leguminous plant|
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
fruit - the ripened reproductive body of a seed plant
loment - seedpods that are constricted between the seeds and that break apart when mature into single-seeded segments