homotropous

adjective
ho·​mot·​ro·​pous | \ hōˈmä‧trəpəs \
variants: or homotropal \ -​pəl \

Definition of homotropous

: having the radicle directed toward the hilum homotropous seeds

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History and Etymology for homotropous

French homotrope (from homo- hom- + -trope) + English -ous or -al

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“Homotropous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/homotropous. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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