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coleoptile definitions

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: New Latin coleoptilum, from Greek koleon + ptilon down; akin to Greek pteron Date: circa 1866 the first leaf of a monocotyledon forming a protective sheath about the plumule

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. Bot. a sheath protecting a young shoot tip in grasses. Etymology: Gk koleon sheath + ptilon feather



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