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English definition of “ovule”

ovule

noun [C] uk   /ˈɒv.juːl/ us    /ˈɑːv-/ specialized
a part inside the ovary (= organ that produces eggs) of a plant that contains the female sex cell and develops into a seed when that cell is fertilizedSexual and reproductive organs
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