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  • n. Any monocotyledonous plant.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Any monocotyledonous plant; -- so named because many monocotyledons have an endorhizal embryo.

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek within + root. So called because many monocotyledons have an endorhizal embryo.

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