(= monocot)
Plants in which the developing plant has only one cotyledon. Grasses are perhaps the commonest examples of the Class (which also contains palms, lilies and orchids).

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  • monocotyledonous — adjective see monocotyledon …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • monocotyledonous — /mon euh kot l eed n euhs/, adj. belonging or pertaining to the monocotyledons. [1760 70; MONOCOTYLEDON + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • monocotyledonous — adjective Of or pertaining to a flowering plant having a seed with one embryonic leaf (a single cotyledon). See Also: monocotyledon, monocot …   Wiktionary

  • monocotyledonous — adj. producing one cotyledon, producing one seed leaf mÉ‘nÉ™kÉ‘t lɪːdnÉ™s / mÉ’nÉ™kÉ’tɪ l …   English contemporary dictionary

  • monocotyledonous — mono·cotyledonous …   English syllables

  • monocotyledonous — adjective (of a flowering plant) having a single cotyledon in the seed as in grasses and lilies • Ant: ↑dicotyledonous • Derivationally related forms: ↑monocotyledon • Topics: ↑plant, ↑flora, ↑plant life …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pseudo-monocotyledonous — Pseu do mon o*cot y*led on*ous, a. [Pseudo + monocotyledonous.] (Bot.) Having two coalescent cotyledons, as the live oak and the horse chestnut. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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