Epigeous



[ep-i-jee-uh s] /ˌɛp ɪˈdʒi əs/

adjective, Botany.
1.
growing on or close to the ground.
2.
(of cotyledons) lifted above ground in germination.
/ˌɛpɪˈdʒiːəs/
adjective
1.
a variant of epigeal
epigeous
(ěp’ə-jē’əs)
Relating to the germination of a seed in which the cotyledons emerge above the surface of the ground. Compare hypogeous.

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