dic·​ty·​o·​gen | \ ˈdiktēəˌjen, -jə̇n \
plural -s

Definition of dictyogen

: a monocotyledonous plant having net-veined leaves (as Smilax rotundifolia)

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Other Words from dictyogen

dictyogenous \ ¦⸗⸗¦äjənəs \ adjective

First Known Use of dictyogen

1841, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dictyogen

New Latin dicty- + English -gen

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“Dictyogen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dictyogen. Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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