polycotyledon

[pol-ee-kot-l-eed-n]

Origin of polycotyledon

First recorded in 1750–60; poly- + cotyledon
Related formspol·y·cot·y·le·don·ous, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for polycotyledon

polycotyledon

noun
  1. any of various plants, esp gymnosperms, that have or appear to have more than two cotyledons
Derived Formspolycotyledonous, adjective
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