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from The Century Dictionary.

  • In botany, having the radicle of the embryo inclosed within a sheath: a characteristic of endogenous plants. See cut under endogen.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Bot.) Having the radicle of the embryo sheathed by the cotyledon, through which the embryo bursts in germination, as in many monocotyledonous plants.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective botany Having the radicle of the embryo sheathed by the cotyledon, through which the embryo bursts in germination, as in many monocotyledonous plants.

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