liliopsid
liliopsid liliopsid n. A flowering plant.

Syn: monocot, monocotyledon. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • liliopsid — 1. noun a member of the class Liliopsida. Circumscription of this class will vary with the taxonomic system being used. 2. adjective pertaining to a member of the class Liliopsida …   Wiktionary

  • liliopsid — noun a monocotyledonous flowering plant; the stem grows by deposits on its inside • Syn: ↑monocot, ↑monocotyledon, ↑endogen • Derivationally related forms: ↑endogenic (for: ↑endogen), ↑monocot …   Useful english dictionary

  • liliopsid family — noun family of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed • Syn: ↑monocot family • Hypernyms: ↑family • Hyponyms: ↑liliid monocot family, ↑Juncaceae, ↑family Juncaceae …   Useful english dictionary

  • liliopsid genus — noun genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed • Syn: ↑monocot genus • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑liliid monocot genus, ↑Juncus, ↑genus Juncus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • class Liliopsida — noun comprising seed plants that produce an embryo with a single cotyledon and parallel veined leaves: includes grasses and lilies and palms and orchids; divided into four subclasses or superorders: Alismatidae; Arecidae; Commelinidae; and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • class Monocotyledonae — noun comprising seed plants that produce an embryo with a single cotyledon and parallel veined leaves: includes grasses and lilies and palms and orchids; divided into four subclasses or superorders: Alismatidae; Arecidae; Commelinidae; and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • class Monocotyledones — noun comprising seed plants that produce an embryo with a single cotyledon and parallel veined leaves: includes grasses and lilies and palms and orchids; divided into four subclasses or superorders: Alismatidae; Arecidae; Commelinidae; and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Liliopsida — noun comprising seed plants that produce an embryo with a single cotyledon and parallel veined leaves: includes grasses and lilies and palms and orchids; divided into four subclasses or superorders: Alismatidae; Arecidae; Commelinidae; and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Monocotyledonae — noun comprising seed plants that produce an embryo with a single cotyledon and parallel veined leaves: includes grasses and lilies and palms and orchids; divided into four subclasses or superorders: Alismatidae; Arecidae; Commelinidae; and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Monocotyledones — noun comprising seed plants that produce an embryo with a single cotyledon and parallel veined leaves: includes grasses and lilies and palms and orchids; divided into four subclasses or superorders: Alismatidae; Arecidae; Commelinidae; and… …   Useful english dictionary

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