Siliqua

The siliqua is the modern name given to small, thin, Roman silver coins produced from 4th century and later. When the coins were in circulation, the Latin word siliqua was a unit of weight defined as one twenty-fourth of the weight of a Roman solidus. The term siliqua comes from the siliqua graeca, the seed of the carob tree, which in the Roman we...
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Siliqua

• (n.) A weight of four grains; a carat; -- a term used by jewelers, and refiners of gold. • (n.) Same as Silique.
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Siliqua

[genus] Siliqua is a genus of saltwater razor clams, marine bivalve mollusks in the family Pharidae, the razor clams and jackknife clams. Species in the genus Siliqua include: ...
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Siliqua

Sil'i·qua noun ; plural Siliquæ . [ Latin See Silique .] 1. (Botany) Same as Silique . 2. A weight of four grains; a carat; -- a term used by jewelers, and refiners of gold.
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siliqua

a dry, dehiscent fruit (more than twice as long as wide) formed from a superior ovary of two carpels, with two parietal placentas and divided into two loculi by a 'false' septum.
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siliqua

A dry, dehiscent fruit formed from a superior ovary of two carpels, with two parietal placentas and divided into two loculi by a false septum between the placentas. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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siliqua

a silicula which is at least twice as long as broad
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Siliqua

A specialized form of capsule found on members of the family Brassicaceae (Cruciferae). There are a variety of different forms. Some have a prominent beak at the end of the capsule; others have constrictions between each seed. All are much longer than wide and release the seeds by breaking apart along two longitudinal seams.
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