from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A plant destitute of a cotyledonous embryo.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Bot.) A plant which has no cotyledons, as the dodder and all flowerless plants.
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- noun botany A
plantthat has no cotyledons, as the dodderand all flowerless plants.
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From a- (“not”) + cotyledon (“cup-shaped”).
One of these determinables is number of cotyledons under which fall the determinates acotyledon, monocotyledon, and dicotyledon.