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cotyledon

noun [C] uk   /ˌkɒt.ɪˈliː.dən/  us   /ˌkɑː.t̬əˈliː-/ specialized
a type of leaf that is part of the developing plant inside a seed and either stores food or grows from the seed to produce food
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