seed leaf

noun

Examples of seed leaf in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Angiosperms, or flowering plants that have seeds enclosed by an ovary or fruit, are broken into monocots (one seed leaf, like grasses, yuccas, greenbrier and palms) and dicots (with two seed leaves, like apples, cherries and dogwoods). Janet B. Carson, Arkansas Online, 15 May 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1682, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of seed leaf was circa 1682

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“Seed leaf.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/seed%20leaf. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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