from The Century Dictionary.
- Without cotyledons, or seed-lobes, as the embryo of Cuscuta; more usually, without embryo (and consequently without cotyledons), as cryptogams.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Having no seed lobes, as the dodder; also applied to plants which have no true seeds, as ferns, mosses, etc.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- adjective Having no seed lobes, as the
dodder; also applied to plants which have no true seeds, as ferns, mosses, etc.
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Thus the numbers 5 and 4 and their multiples prevail among dicotyledonous and exogenous plants; the number 3 and its multiples occur among monocotyledonous or endogenous plants; while 2 and 4, and multiples of them, are met with among acotyledonous or acrogenous plants.”