testa definition by Webster's New World
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noun pl. testae
Bot. the hard outer covering or integument of a seed
Origin: Modern Latin ; from L: see test
testa definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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noun pl. tes·tae
The often thick or hard outer coat of a seed.
Origin: Latin, shell.