dictyogen

noun
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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