Origin of cotyledon
Examples from the Web for cotyledon
Historical Examples of cotyledon
On the shadiest side homed most of the ferns and the Cotyledon.Her Father's Daughter
The scutellum is considered to represent the first leaf or cotyledon.A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses
Rai Bahadur K. Ranga Achariyar
It may be separated from the cotyledon and used in the form of a powder.A Civic Biology
George William Hunter
The name Echeveria is now given up by botanists for Cotyledon.The Practical Garden-Book
C. E. Hunn
It is called a cotyledon if there is but one portion, cotyledons if two.The Library of Work and Play: Gardening and Farming.
Ellen Eddy Shaw
Word Origin for cotyledon
from 1540s, in various sense, from Latin cotyledon "pennywort, navelwort," from Greek kotyledon "cup-shaped cavity," from kotyle "hollow thing, small vessel," also the name of a small liquid measure (nearly a half-pint); of uncertain origin. Botanical sense is 1776, from Linnaeus (1751).