seed leaf

noun

Definition of seed leaf

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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First Known Use of seed leaf

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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4 Oct 2021

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“Seed leaf.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/seed%20leaf. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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