- The definition of a seed coat is the outside layer of a seed.
An example of a seed coat is the part of a pumpkin seed that is usually removed before eating.
Pumpkin seeds have seed coats.
seed coat definition by Webster's New World
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the outer layer or coating of a seed
seed coat definition by American Heritage Dictionary
nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
The outer protective covering of a seed.
seed coat - Science Definition
The outer protective covering of a seed. The seed coat develops from the integument of the ovule. Also called testa.