Definition of monocotylous in English:

monocotylous

adjective

Botany
  • Monocotyledonous.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Isaac Bayley Balfour (1853–1922), botanist. From monocotyl + -ous.

Pronunciation

monocotylous

/ˌmɒnə(ʊ)ˈkɒtɪləs/