Definition of Monocotyl

1. n. Any monocotyledonous plant.



Definition of Monocotyl

1. Noun. (botany) Any monocotyledonous plant. ¹

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Definition of Monocotyl

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Medical Definition of Monocotyl

1. Any monocotyledonous plant. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Monocotyl

monoclonal antibodies
monoclonal antibody
monoclonal immunoglobulin
monoclonal peak
monoclonal protein
monoclonals
monocomponent
monocondyla
monocoordinated
monocoque
monocoques
monocot family
monocot genus
monocots
monocotyl (current term)
monocotyle
monocotyledons
monocotyls
monocracies
monocracy
monocranius
monocrat
monocratic
monocratically
monocrats
monocrotaline
monocrotic

Literary usage of Monocotyl

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1. Laboratory Exercises in Botany by Edson Sewell Bastin (1894)
"(6) The monocotyl Type of Flower.—Except for its slight irregularity, the flower of the Adder's-tongue may be regarded as a flower typical of ..."

2. Journal of Applied Microscopy by Bausch & Lomb Optical Company (1901)
"The earlier observers, dealing with mature seeds, have described the embryos of Nelumbo and of other members of the Nymphaeaceae as monocotyl. ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"This is just what should be expected, if the monocotyl line has been derived ... A study of the bundle arrangement in the monocotyl seedling and even the ..."

4. Plant Indicators: The Relation of Plant Communities to Process and Practice by Frederic Edward Clements (1920)
"monocotyl palm shrubs and limes: Bactris, Calamus. 3. Dwarf palms: Nipa. ... monocotyl root-climbers: Mons- tera. 21. Rosette ferns and cycads: Aspid- ium. ..."

5. Elements of Vegetable Histology by Daniel Base (1912)
"It represents the type of structure of all monocotyl stems. ... Other monocotyl plants have the same plan of arrangement as in the one just studied, ..."

6. A Textbook of Botany for Colleges and Universities by John Merle Coulter, Charles Reid Barnes, Henry Chandler Cowles (1911)
"In most \ monocotyl leaves the stomata are in longitudinal rows and have a common orientation, their long axes coinciding with that of the leaf (fig. 804). ..."

7. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1907)
"84 THE AMERICAN BOTANIST monocotyl but frowns upon *ny further shortening ... For some reason the word. monocotyl has never struck the fancy of botanists, ..."

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