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mon•o•cot•y•le•don



Pronunciation: (mon"u-kot"l-ēd'n), [key]
n. Bot.
an angiospermous plant of the class Monocotyledones, characterized by producing seeds with one cotyledon and an endogenous manner of growth. Cf. dicotyledon.

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