Definition of polycotyledonous in English:

polycotyledonous

Pronunciation /ˌpɒlɪˌkɒtɪˈliːd(ə)nəs/

adjective

Botany
  • (Of a plant embryo) having more than two cotyledons; (of a plant) producing such embryos, as many conifers.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in John Hull (1764–1843), physician and botanist. From poly- + cotyledon + -ous, after scientific Latin Polycotyledones.