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septifragal

sep·tif·ra·gal
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [sep-tif-ruh-guh l]
    • /sɛpˈtɪf rə gəl/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [sep-tif-ruh-guh l]
    • /sɛpˈtɪf rə gəl/

Definitions of septifragal word

  • adjective septifragal (of a capsule) dehiscing by breaking away from the partitions but remaining attached to the common axis; dehiscing at the valves or backs of the carpels but leaving the septa intact. 1
  • adjective septifragal (of a dehiscence) characterized by breaking apart from a natural line of division in the fruit 0
  • adjective septifragal opening, or dehiscing, by the breaking away of the outer walls of the carpels from the partitions 0

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Parts of speech for Septifragal

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

septifragal popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 31% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 70% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

septifragal usage trend in Literature

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