Exorhiza
Exorhiza Ex`o*rhi"za ([e^]ks`[-o]*r[imac]"z[.a]), n.; pl. {Exorhiz[ae]} (-z[=e]). [NL. fr. Gr. 'e`xw outside + 'ri`za root.] (Bot.) A plant Whose radicle is not inclosed or sheathed by the cotyledons or plumule. --Gray.

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  • Iriartea exorhiza — Rasp Rasp, n. [OE. raspe, OF. raspe, F. r[^a]pe. See {Rasp}, v.] [1913 Webster] 1. A coarse file, on which the cutting prominences are distinct points raised by the oblique stroke of a sharp punch, instead of lines raised by a chisel, as on the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Exorhizae — Exorhiza Ex o*rhi za ([e^]ks [ o]*r[imac] z[.a]), n.; pl. {Exorhiz[ae]} ( z[=e]). [NL. fr. Gr. e xw outside + ri za root.] (Bot.) A plant Whose radicle is not inclosed or sheathed by the cotyledons or plumule. Gray …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Endorhiza — En do*rhi za, n.; pl. {Endorhiz[ae]}. [NL., fr. Gr. ? within + ? root.] (Bot.) Any monocotyledonous plant; so named because many monocotyledons have an endorhizal embryo. [1913 Webster] Note: Endorhiza was proposed by Richard as a substitute for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Endorhizae — Endorhiza En do*rhi za, n.; pl. {Endorhiz[ae]}. [NL., fr. Gr. ? within + ? root.] (Bot.) Any monocotyledonous plant; so named because many monocotyledons have an endorhizal embryo. [1913 Webster] Note: Endorhiza was proposed by Richard as a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Exorhizal — Ex o*rhi zal, Exorhizous Ex o*rhi zous, a. (Bot.) Having a radicle which is not inclosed by the cotyledons or plumule; of or relating to an exorhiza. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Exorhizous — Exorhizal Ex o*rhi zal, Exorhizous Ex o*rhi zous, a. (Bot.) Having a radicle which is not inclosed by the cotyledons or plumule; of or relating to an exorhiza. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rasp — Rasp, n. [OE. raspe, OF. raspe, F. r[^a]pe. See {Rasp}, v.] [1913 Webster] 1. A coarse file, on which the cutting prominences are distinct points raised by the oblique stroke of a sharp punch, instead of lines raised by a chisel, as on the true… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rasp palm — Rasp Rasp, n. [OE. raspe, OF. raspe, F. r[^a]pe. See {Rasp}, v.] [1913 Webster] 1. A coarse file, on which the cutting prominences are distinct points raised by the oblique stroke of a sharp punch, instead of lines raised by a chisel, as on the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ириартеа — Iriartea Rz. et Pav. американская пальма (тропического пояса) с высоким и гладким, кверху веретенообразным стволом и крупными перистыми листьями; цветы бывают как однодомные, так и двудомные. Особенно интересна И. внекоренная, Ir. exorhiza, до 20 …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

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