from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Variant of epigeal.
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- adj. Growing on, or close to, the ground.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Same as epigæous.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Growing on or out of the earth: as, epigeous plants.
- Borne above ground in germination, as the cotyledons of beans, etc. Also epigeal, epigean.
It is a short, unattractive tree, with epigeous branches spreading out in a straggling manner.