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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having the radicle of the embryo lying against the back of one of the cotyledons; incumbent.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having the radicle of the embryo lying against the back of one of the cotyledons; incumbent.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In botany, applied to the back of one of the cotyledons: said of the radicle of the embryo in the seed of certain cruciferous plants, and of the plants themselves. In modern usage such plants are said to have the cotyledons incumbent.

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