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1. monocotyledon

noun. a monocotyledonous flowering plant; the stem grows by deposits on its inside.

Synonyms

  • monocot
  • liliopsid
  • class Liliopsida
  • class Monocotyledonae
  • Liliopsida
  • flowering plant
  • endogen
  • Monocotyledones
  • Monocotyledonae
  • angiosperm

Etymology

  • cotyledon (English)
  • mono- (English)
  • μόνος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Sentences with monocotyledon


1. Noun, singular or mass
Corn is one of the best-known examples of a monocotyledon, a broad categorization of flowering plants based on anatomy inside of the seed.

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