seed leaf

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noun Botany.

a cotyledon.

Nearby words

  1. seed capsule,
  2. seed coat,
  3. seed coral,
  4. seed corn,
  5. seed fern,
  6. seed money,
  7. seed oyster,
  8. seed pearl,
  9. seed plant,
  10. seed pod

Origin of seed leaf

First recorded in 1685–95

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British Dictionary definitions for seed leaf

seed leaf

noun

the nontechnical name for cotyledon
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Science definitions for seed leaf

seed leaf

See cotyledon.
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