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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Embryonic leaf in seed-bearing plants.

Usage examples (35)
  • It is called a cotyledon if there is but one portion, cotyledons if two.
  • Basil is basil flavored and smells like basil from the cotyledon on.
  • The scutellum is considered to represent the first leaf or cotyledon.
  • In some Monocotyledons, however, the cotyledon is not really terminal. for more
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