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Circumscissile    [ Botany ]
Verb: To circumsciss

Dictionary of botanic terminology - index of names

  Opening along a circular or equatorial line.  
Dehiscing by a regular transverse circular line of division,  leaving an upper half coming off as a lid and lower half; said of certain seed pods or capsules.

(from Latin "circum", around and  "scindere", to cut)