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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - (of a flowering plant) having a single leaf of the embryo in the seed as in grasses and lilies.

Usage examples (34)
  • Hence the class of endogens are sometimes called monocotyledonous plants, while that of exogens are called dicotyledonous.
  • Are the sheaths found on certain radicles strictly confined to monocotyledonous plants.
  • The shoots and roots of grasses conform in their internal structure to the monocotyledonous type.
  • Coleorhiza the sheath of a monocotyledonous embryo which is pierced by the radicle during germination, 18. for more
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