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 for episperm
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Episperm \Ep"i*sperm\, n. [Pref. epi- + Gr. ? seed: cf. F.
     ['e]pisperme.] (Bot.)
     The skin or coat of a seed, especially the outer coat. See
     Testa.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  episperm
      n 1: protective outer layer of seeds of flowering plants [syn:
           testa, episperm, seed coat]

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