- coty, rené,
- cotyloid cavity,
- cotyloid joint,
Origin of cotyledon
Examples from the Web for cotyledon
The cotyledon c envelops the young bud, which protrudes at the slit during germination.
The name Echeveria is now given up by botanists for Cotyledon.The Practical Garden-Book|C. E. Hunn
The term monocotyledon is applied to these plants because the embryo has only one cotyledon or seed-leaf.The Sea Shore|William S. Furneaux
Within the cotyledon will be found a little growing shoot pointed toward the top of the kernel.The First Book of Farming|Charles L. Goodrich
The epiblast has been regarded as representing a second cotyledon, but this is a very doubtful interpretation.
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).