See cotyledonary.

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  • Cotyledonal — Cot y*led on*al (k?t ? l?d ?n al), a. Of, pertaining to, or resembling, a cotyledon. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cotyledonal — adjective Of or pertaining to a cotyledon …   Wiktionary

  • cotyledonal — adj. of the primary leaf produced by a seed …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cotyledonal — cot·y·le·don·al …   English syllables

  • cotyledonal — …   Useful english dictionary

  • cotyledon — cotyledonal, cotyledonary /kot l eed n er ee/, cotyledonous, adj. /kot l eed n/, n. Bot. 1. the primary or rudimentary leaf of the embryo of seed plants. 2. Anat. any of several lobules of the placenta. [1535 45; < L: navelwort < Gk kotyledón a… …   Universalium

  • cotyledon — /kɒtəˈlidn / (say kotuh leedn) noun 1. Botany the primary or rudimentary leaf of the embryo of seed plants. 2. Zoology a tuft or patch of villi on the placenta of most ruminants. {Latin: navelwort (a plant), from Greek kotylēdōn any cup shaped… …   Australian-English dictionary

  • cotyledon —   n. first, embryonic seed leaf of plant.    ♦ cotyledonal,    ♦ cotyledonary,    ♦ cotyledonous,   a.    ♦ cotyloid, a. cup shaped …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • cotyledon — [kät΄ə lēd′ n] n. [ModL < L, name of a plant < Gr kotylēdōn < kotylē, a hollow, cavity] the first single leaf or one of the first pair of leaves produced by the embryo of a flowering plant, or any of various similar structures found in… …   English World dictionary

  • cotyledonar — adjective see cotyledonal …   Useful english dictionary

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