Definition of epicotyledonary in English:

epicotyledonary

adjective

Botany
  • Designating the part of the stem located above the cotyledons of a plant embryo or seedling; of, relating to, or located on this part of the stem.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Sydney Vines (1849–1934), botanist. From epi- + cotyledonary, after German epicotyl.

Pronunciation

epicotyledonary

/ˌɛpɪkɒtɪˈliːd(ə)n(ə)ri/