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Meaning of “ovule” in the English Dictionary

"ovule" in British English

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ovulenoun [C]

uk   /ˈɒv.juːl/  us   /ˈɑːv-/ specialized
a ​part inside the ovary (= ​organ that ​produceseggs) of a ​plant that ​contains the ​femalesexcell and ​develops into a ​seed when that ​cell is fertilized
(Definition of ovule from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"ovule" in American English

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ovulenoun [C]

 /ˈɑv·jul, ˈoʊv-/
biology the ​part inside the ​ovary of a ​plant that ​contains the ​eggcell and will ​develop into a ​seed
(Definition of ovule from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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