Definition of Boll

1. Noun. The rounded seed-bearing capsule of a cotton or flax plant.

Generic synonyms: Capsule



Definition of Boll

1. n. The pod or capsule of a plant, as of flax or cotton; a pericarp of a globular form.

2. v. i. To form a boll or seed vessel; to go to seed.

Definition of Boll

1. Noun. The rounded seed-bearing capsule of a cotton or flax plant. ¹

2. Verb. To form a boll or seed vessel; to go to seed. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Boll

1. to form pods [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Boll

1. 1. The pod or capsule of a plant, as of flax or cotton; a pericarp of a globular form. 2. A Scotch measure, formerly in use: for wheat and beans it contained four Winchester bushels; for oats, barley, and potatoes, six bushels. A boll of meal is 140 lbs. Avoirdupois. Also, a measure for salt of two bushels. [Sometimes spelled bole. Origin: OE. Bolle boll, bowl, AS. Bolla. See Bowl a vessel. To form a boll or seed vessel; to go to seed. "The barley was in the ear, and the flax was bolled." (Ex. Ix. 31) Origin: Bolled. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Boll

bolivares
bolivarite
bolivars
bolivia
bolivian haemorrhagic fever
boliviano
bolivianos
bolivias
bolix
bolix up
bolixed
bolixed up
bolixes
bolixing
boll (current term)
boll weevil
boll weevils
bollard
bollards
bolled
bollen
bolling
bollings
bollix
bollix up
bollixed
bollixes
bollixing

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