acotyledon

noun
acot·​y·​le·​don | \ ˌā-ˌkä-tə-ˈlē-dᵊn \
plural -s

Definition of acotyledon

: a plant without cotyledons (as the dodder)

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Other Words from acotyledon

acotyledonous \ ˌā-​ˌkä-​tə-​ˈlē-​də-​nəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for acotyledon

French acotylédone, from a- a- entry 2 + cotylédone cotyledon

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“Acotyledon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/acotyledon. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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