ovule: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ov'yl, ō'vyl), [key]
— n.
    1. a rudimentary seed.
    2. the plant part that contains the embryo sac and hence the female germ cell, which after fertilization develops into a seed.
  1. a small egg.
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