1. endosperm

noun. ['ˈɛndəˌspɝːm'] nutritive tissue surrounding the embryo within seeds of flowering plants.


  • reproductive structure

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Rhymes with Endosperm

  • bookworm
  • cutworm
  • earthworm
  • longterm
  • midterm
  • shortterm

How do you pronounce endosperm?

Pronounce endosperm as ˈɛndəˌspərm.

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Sentences with endosperm

1. Noun, singular or mass
Refined grains such as white bread and white rice contain only the endosperm of the grain.

2. Adjective
But when making cornstarch, only the endosperm part of the corn kernel is used.