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“cotyledon” in British English

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(Definition of “cotyledon” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“cotyledon” in American English

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cotyledonnoun [ C ]


biology a type of leaf that is part of the developing plant inside a seed and that either stores food or grows from the seed to produce food

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