Pronunciation: (bōl), [key]
a rounded seed vessel or pod of a plant, as of flax or cotton.
Pronunciation: (bœl), [key]
Hein•rich (The•o•dor) Pronunciation: (hīn'rikh tā'ô-dōr"), [key] 1917–85, German novelist and short-story writer: Nobel prize 1972.
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