Origin of cotyledon
Examples from the Web for cotyledonary
Historical Examples of cotyledonary
Modification of placenta from simple diffused to cotyledonary form.
The union between the cotyledonary leaves may continue after the young plant begins to germinate.
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).