HyperDic: cataphyll

English > 1 sense of the word cataphyll:
NOUNplantcataphylla reduced or scarcely developed leaf at the start of a plant's life (i.e., cotyledons) or in the early stages of leaf development
English > cataphyll: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningA reduced or scarcely developed leaf at the start of a plant's life (i.e., cotyledons) or in the early stages of leaf development.
Narrowercotyledon, seed leafembryonic leaf in seed-bearing plants
Broaderleaf, leafage, foliageThe main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants
Catalancatafil·le

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