adjective see monocotyledon

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  • Monocotyledonous — Mon o*cot y*le don*ous, a. [Cf. F. monocotyl[ e]don[ e].] (Bot.) Having only one cotyledon, seed lobe, or seminal leaf. Lindley. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • monocotyledonous — (= monocot) Plants in which the developing plant has only one cotyledon. Grasses are perhaps the commonest examples of the Class (which also contains palms, lilies and orchids) …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • monocotyledonous — /mon euh kot l eed n euhs/, adj. belonging or pertaining to the monocotyledons. [1760 70; MONOCOTYLEDON + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • monocotyledonous — adjective Of or pertaining to a flowering plant having a seed with one embryonic leaf (a single cotyledon). See Also: monocotyledon, monocot …   Wiktionary

  • monocotyledonous — adj. producing one cotyledon, producing one seed leaf mÉ‘nÉ™kÉ‘t lɪːdnÉ™s / mÉ’nÉ™kÉ’tɪ l …   English contemporary dictionary

  • monocotyledonous — mono·cotyledonous …   English syllables

  • monocotyledonous — adjective (of a flowering plant) having a single cotyledon in the seed as in grasses and lilies • Ant: ↑dicotyledonous • Derivationally related forms: ↑monocotyledon • Topics: ↑plant, ↑flora, ↑plant life …   Useful english dictionary

  • monocotyledonous plant — vienaskiltis augalas statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Augalas, kurio gemalas turi vieną sėklaskiltę. atitikmenys: angl. monocotyledonous plant rus. однoдольное растение …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • Pseudo-monocotyledonous — Pseu do mon o*cot y*led on*ous, a. [Pseudo + monocotyledonous.] (Bot.) Having two coalescent cotyledons, as the live oak and the horse chestnut. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Roystonea regia — Native habitat in Collier Seminole State Park, Florida Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

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