samara

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samara A dry single-seeded indehiscent fruit in which the fruit wall hardens and extends to form a long membranous winglike structure that aids dispersal. Examples are ash and elm fruits. The sycamore fruit is a double samara and technically a schizocarp. See also achene.

samara

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sam·a·ra / ˈsamərə; səˈme(ə)rə/ • n. Bot. a winged nut or achene containing one seed, as in ash and maple.

samara

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samara A winged, 1-seeded nut or achene, characteristic of Acer, but also found in many other plants.