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  1. a former name for monocotyledon
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Examples from the Web for endogen

Historical Examples

  • Will it be cleared of ambiguity by saying, "Every tree is endogen or exogen?"

    Notes and Queries, Number 230, March 25, 1854


  • As the yucca is an endogen, this peculiarity is a remarkable one.

    The Mystic Mid-Region

    Arthur J. Burdick

  • Pipe-stems and fish-poles are hollow, but the cane we make them of is an Endogen, too.

  • The Endogen flower is nearly always divided in threes, like the lily, which has six petals.

  • And corn belongs to the grass family, too, and corn is an Endogen, for it has a big pith instead of rings.