Homotropal
Homotropal Ho*mot"ro*pal, Homotropous Ho*mot"ro*pous, a. [Gr. ?; ? the same + ? turn, fr. ? to turn: cf. F. homotrope.] 1. Turned in the same direction with something else. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) Having the radicle of the seed directed towards the hilum. [1913 Webster]


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  • Homotropous — Homotropal Ho*mot ro*pal, Homotropous Ho*mot ro*pous, a. [Gr. ?; ? the same + ? turn, fr. ? to turn: cf. F. homotrope.] 1. Turned in the same direction with something else. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Having the radicle of the seed directed towards… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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