monocotyledon(redirected from monocotyledonous)
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any flowering plant of the class Monocotyledonae, having a single embryonic seed leaf, leaves with parallel veins, and flowers with parts in threes: includes grasses, lilies, palms, and orchids
Any plant of the class Liliopsida; all have a single cotyledon.