hypogaeous
Hypogeous Hyp`o*ge"ous, a. [See {Hypogean}.] (Bot.) Growing under ground; remaining under ground; ripening its fruit under ground. [Written also {hypog[ae]ous}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • hypogaeous — hypogeal or hypogaeal / jēˈəl/, hypogeˈan or hypogaeˈan / jēˈən/, hypogeˈous or hypogaeˈous / jeˈəs/ adjective (Gr hypogeios, gaios, from gē or gaia the ground; botany) 1. Underground 2. Germinating with cotyledons underground • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • hypogeal — /huy peuh jee euhl, hip euh /, adj. underground; subterranean. Also, hypogaeal, hypogeous, hypogaeous. [1680 90; < L hypoge(us) ( < Gk hypógeios underground, subterranean, equiv. to hypo HYPO + gê earth + ios adj. suffix) + AL1] * * * …   Universalium

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