Words nearby monocotyledonous
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A farmer does not divide plants, like a botanist, into dicotyledonous and monocotyledonous, but into useful plants and weeds.A System of Logic: Ratiocinative and Inductive|John Stuart Mill
Scirpus, sir′pus, n. a genus of monocotyledonous plants, including the bulrushes.
In some monocotyledonous embryos, as in Orchidaceae, the embryo is a cellular mass showing no parts.
Monocotyledonous (meaning with single cotyledon) is the name of the one-cotyledoned sort of embryo.
Thus, in modern botany, the Dicotyledonous plants compose one class, the Monocotyledonous plants another (36-40).