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matured ovary of the pistil of a flower, containing the seed. After the egg nucleus, or ovum, has been fertilized (see fertilization) and the embryo plantlet begins to form, the surrounding ovule (see pistil) develops into a seed and the ovary wall (pericarp) around the
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in botany, common name for members of the Fabaceae (Leguminosae), a large plant family, called also the pea, or legume, family. Numbering about 650 genera and 17,000 species, the family is third largest, after the asters and the orchids.
..... Click the link for more information. family). At maturity the pod splits along its two seams and releases the enclosed seeds.
pod,in aviation: see airplaneairplane,
heavier-than-air vehicle, mechanically driven and fitted with fixed wings that support it in flight through the dynamic action of the air.
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An enclosure, housing, or detachable container of some kind on an airplane or space vehicle, as an engine pod.
A dry dehiscent fruit; a legume.
The socket for a bit in a brace.
A straight groove in the barrel of a pod auger.
An orebody of elongate, lenticular shape. Also known as podiform orebody.
a. the fruit of any leguminous plant, consisting of a long two-valved case that contains seeds and splits along both sides when ripe
b. the seedcase as distinct from the seeds
2. any similar fruit
3. a streamlined structure attached by a pylon to an aircraft and used to house a jet engine (podded engine), fuel tank, armament, etc.
4. an enclosed cabin suspended from a cable or a big wheel, for carrying passengers
a small group of animals, esp seals, whales, or birds
1. a straight groove along the length of certain augers and bits
2. the socket that holds the bit in a boring tool