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polycotyledon

[pol-ee-kot-l-eed-n] /ˌpɒl iˌkɒt lˈid n/
noun
1.
a plant having more than two cotyledons, as certain gymnosperms.
Origin of polycotyledon
1750-1760
First recorded in 1750-60; poly- + cotyledon
Related forms
polycotyledonous, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for polycotyledon

polycotyledon

/ˌpɒlɪˌkɒtɪˈliːdən/
noun
1.
any of various plants, esp gymnosperms, that have or appear to have more than two cotyledons
Derived Forms
polycotyledonous, adjective
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