Exoptile

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Exoptile (Bot) A name given by Lestiboudois to dicotyledons; -- so called because the plumule is naked.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n exoptile In botany, a plant having a naked plumule: same as dicotyledon.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F., fr.Gr. without + feather, plumage