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[ep-i-jee-uh s] /ˌɛp ɪˈdʒi əs/

adjective, Botany.
growing on or close to the ground.
(of cotyledons) lifted above ground in germination.
a variant of epigeal
Relating to the germination of a seed in which the cotyledons emerge above the surface of the ground. Compare hypogeous.


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