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mon·o·cot·y·le·don

 (mŏn′ə-kŏt′l-ēd′n) or mon·o·cot (mŏn′ə-kŏt′)
n.
Any of various flowering plants, such as grasses, lilies, and palms, having a single cotyledon in the seed, and usually a combination of other characteristics, typically leaves with parallel veins, a lack of secondary growth, and flower parts in multiples of three.

mon′o·cot′y·le′don·ous adj.

monocotyledon

(ˌmɒnəʊˌkɒtɪˈliːdən)
n
(Botany) any flowering plant of the class Monocotyledonae, having a single embryonic seed leaf, leaves with parallel veins, and flowers with parts in threes: includes grasses, lilies, palms, and orchids. Often shortened to: monocot Compare dicotyledon
ˌmonoˌcotyˈledonous adj

mon•o•cot•y•le•don

(ˌmɒn əˌkɒt lˈid n)

n.
a plant of the class Monocotyledones characterized by an embryo containing a single seed leaf and floral parts in multiples of three and comprising grasses, orchids, and lilies.
[1720–30; < New Latin; see mono-, cotyledon]
mon`o•cot`y•le′don•ous, adj.

mon·o·cot·y·le·don

(mŏn′ə-kŏt′l-ēd′n) or mon·o·cot (mŏn′ə-kŏt′)
Any of various flowering plants having a single cotyledon in the seed. Monocotyledons have leaves with parallel veins and flower parts in multiples of 3. Grasses, palms, lilies, and irises are monocotyledons. See more at leaf. Compare dicotyledon.

monocotyledon

A flowering plant with one cotyledon in its seed, e.g. grasses.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.monocotyledon - a monocotyledonous flowering plantmonocotyledon - a monocotyledonous flowering plant; the stem grows by deposits on its inside
angiosperm, flowering plant - plants having seeds in a closed ovary
class Liliopsida, class Monocotyledonae, class Monocotyledones, Liliopsida, Monocotyledonae, Monocotyledones - comprising seed plants that produce an embryo with a single cotyledon and parallel-veined leaves: includes grasses and lilies and palms and orchids; divided into four subclasses or superorders: Alismatidae; Arecidae; Commelinidae; and Liliidae
Translations

monocotyledon

[ˌmɒnəʊˌkɒtɪˈliːdn] n (Bot) → monocotiledone m
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