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seed leaf

Syllabification: seed leaf

Definition of seed leaf in English:

noun

Botany
A cotyledon.
Example sentences
  • This was the fifth leaf to emerge on the primary tiller, ignoring the seed leaf.
  • I noticed the first slug damage of the season in the greenhouse this morning - nothing serious, just a munched seed leaf on one of the squash plants, and a trail of slug slime over the bark chips.

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