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Definitions of indehiscent

  1. Remaining closed at maturity, or not opening along regular lines, as the acorn, or a cocoanut. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. Not dehiscent; not opening spontaneously when ripe. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  3. In bot., not opening-applied to fruits, as the apple, which do not split open. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
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