Noun Acotyledon Definition and Examples


Noun:

Acotyledon

Pronunciation:

/əˌkɒtɪˈliːd(ə)n/

Definition:
1.

noun

A plant with no distinct seed leaves, especially a fern or moss.
  1. 'Jussieu classifies plants on the basis of cotyledons, and divides all plants into acotyledons, monocotyledons, and dicotyledons.'
((n.) A plant which has no cotyledons, as the dodder and all flowerless plants.)


Origin:
Mid 18th century: from modern Latin plural acotyledones (see a-, cotyledon).

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