Polycotyledon Pol`y*cot`y*le"don, n. [Poly- + cotyledon: cf. F. polycotyl['e]done.] (Bot.) A plant that has many, or more than two, cotyledons in the seed. -- {Pol`y*cot`y*led"on*ous}, a. [1913 Webster]

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  • polycotyledonous — “+ adjective Etymology: New Latin Polycotyledones + English ous : having more than two cotyledons most gymnosperms are polycotyledonous * * * polycotylēˈdonous adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑poly …   Useful english dictionary

  • polycotyledonous — See polycotyledon. * * * …   Universalium

  • polycotyledonous — poly·cotyledonous …   English syllables

  • polycotyledon — polycotyledonous, adj. /pol ee kot l eed n/, n. a plant having more than two cotyledons, as certain gymnosperms. [1750 60; POLY + COTYLEDON] * * * …   Universalium

  • Magnoliidae — ▪ plant subclass Introduction       subclass of woody or herbaceous flowering plants belonging to the class Magnoliopsida.       Members of the Magnoliidae are dicotyledonous plants that retain some primitive anatomic and morphological… …   Universalium

  • dicotyledonous — adjective a) Of or pertaining to the dicotyledons. b) Having two cotyledons. See Also: acotyledonous, monocotyledonous, polycotyledonous …   Wiktionary

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  • polycotyledon — [päl΄i kät΄ə lēd′ n] n. a plant which actually or apparently has more than two cotyledons, as in the gymnosperms polycotyledonous adj …   English World dictionary

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