cotyledon Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “cotyledon” in the English Dictionary

"cotyledon" in British English

See all translations

cotyledonnoun [C]

uk   /ˌkɒt.ɪˈliː.dən/  us   /ˌkɑː.t̬əˈliː-/ specialized
a ​type of ​leaf that is ​part of the ​developingplant inside a ​seed and either ​storesfood or ​grows from the ​seed to ​producefood
(Definition of cotyledon from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"cotyledon" in American English

See all translations

cotyledonnoun [C]

 /ˌkɑt·əlˈi·dən/
biology a ​type of ​leaf that is ​part of the ​developingplant inside a ​seed and that either ​storesfood or ​grows from the ​seed to ​producefood
(Definition of cotyledon from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of cotyledon?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

golden

made of gold

Word of the Day