capsule, boll

capsule, boll
جِرْو \ capsule, boll. \ _(field) Bot. \ See Also عليبة (عُلَيْبَة)‏

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  • Boll — Boll, n. [OE. bolle boll, bowl, AS. bolla. See {Bowl} a vessel.] 1. The pod or capsule of a plant, as of flax or cotton; a pericarp of a globular form. [1913 Webster] 2. A Scotch measure, formerly in use: for wheat and beans it contained four… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • boll — ► NOUN ▪ the rounded seed capsule of plants such as cotton or flax. ORIGIN Dutch bolle rounded object …   English terms dictionary

  • capsule — Synonyms and related words: Earth insertion, LEM, LM, abbreviated, abbreviation, abbreviature, abrege, abridge, abridged, abridgment, abstract, abstracted, amnion, apogee, attitude control rocket, bag, ballistic capsule, bark, barrel, basket,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • boll — n. a rounded capsule containing seeds, esp. flax or cotton. Phrases and idioms: boll weevil a small American or Mexican weevil, Anthonomus grandis, whose larvae destroy cotton bolls. Etymology: ME f. MDu. bolle: see BOWL(1) …   Useful english dictionary

  • boll — noun Etymology: Middle English Date: 15th century the pod or capsule of a plant (as cotton) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • boll — noun /bɒl/boʊl The rounded seed bearing capsule of a cotton or flax plant. Sometimes the slave picks down one side of a row, and back upon the other, but more usually, there is one on either side, gathering all that has blossomed leaving the… …   Wiktionary

  • boll — Synonyms and related words: ball, balloon, bladder, blob, bolus, bubble, bulb, bulbil, bulblet, burr, capsule, cod, ellipsoid, follicle, geoid, globe, globelet, globoid, globule, glomerulus, gob, gobbet, hull, husk, knob, knot, legume, legumen,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • boll — [bəʊl] noun the rounded seed capsule of plants such as cotton or flax. Origin ME (orig. denoting a bubble): from MDu. bolle rounded object ; related to bowl1 …   English new terms dictionary

  • boll — n. Pod, capsule, pericarp …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • bole — Boll Boll, n. [OE. bolle boll, bowl, AS. bolla. See {Bowl} a vessel.] 1. The pod or capsule of a plant, as of flax or cotton; a pericarp of a globular form. [1913 Webster] 2. A Scotch measure, formerly in use: for wheat and beans it contained… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gossypium — For information on cotton production, industry, history, and applications, see cotton. Gossypium Gossypium hirsutum Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

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