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cotyledon

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  • IPA(key): /ˌkɑt.l.ˈiːd.n/

EtymologyEdit

From Latin cotyledon, from Ancient Greek κοτυληδών (kotulēdṓn, cup-shaped cavity), from κοτύλη (kotúlē, cup).

NounEdit

cotyledon (plural cotyledons)

  1. (botany) The leaf of the embryo of a seed-bearing plant; after germination it becomes the first leaves of the seedling.

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