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English definition of “monocotyledon”


noun [C]     /ˌmɒn.əʊˌkɒt.ɪˈliː.dən/ US  /ˌmɑː.nəˌkɑː.təlˈiː-/ specialized
a type of plant that produces flowers and has only one cotyledon (= leaf part inside the seed). Monocotyledons include daffodils and grasses.Types of plant
(Definition of monocotyledon noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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