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MONOCOTYLEDON

 Dictionary entry overview: What does monocotyledon mean? 

MONOCOTYLEDON (noun)
  The noun MONOCOTYLEDON has 1 sense:

1. a monocotyledonous flowering plant; the stem grows by deposits on its inside

  Familiarity information: MONOCOTYLEDON used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


MONOCOTYLEDON (noun)


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Meaning:

A monocotyledonous flowering plant; the stem grows by deposits on its inside

Classified under:

Nouns denoting plants

Synonyms:

endogen; liliopsid; monocot; monocotyledon

Hypernyms ("monocotyledon" is a kind of...):

angiosperm; flowering plant (plants having seeds in a closed ovary)

Holonyms ("monocotyledon" is a member of...):

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)


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