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acotyledon

[ey-kot-l-eed-n, ey-kot-] /ˈeɪˌkɒt lˈid n, eɪˌkɒt-/
noun
1.
a plant without cotyledons, therefore one belonging to a group lower than the seed plants.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20; a-6 + cotyledon
Related forms
acotyledonous
[ey-kot-l-eed-n-uh s, ey-kot-] /ˈeɪˌkɒt lˈid n əs, eɪˌkɒt-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for acotyledonous

acotyledon

/əˌkɒtɪˈliːdən/
noun
1.
any plant, such as a fern or moss, that does not possess cotyledons
Derived Forms
acotyledonous, adjective
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