noun epi·cot·yl \ˈe-pi-ˌkä-təl\

Definition of EPICOTYL

:  the portion of the axis of a plant embryo or seedling above the cotyledonary node

Origin of EPICOTYL

epi- + cotyledon
First Known Use: 1880


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