cotyledo

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin cotyledon (or straight) from Ancient Greek κοτυληδών (kotulēdṓn, cavity) from Ancient Greek κοτύλη (kotúlē); cognate with cotyl, English cotyledon, German Kotyledone, French cotylédon.

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cotyledo n (plural cotyledonen or cotyledones, diminutive cotylodootje n)

  1. (botany) A cotyledon, early leaf developed by a seed plant's embryo
  2. A cotyledon, placental lobule

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