Scutum vs Cotyledon - What's the difference?

scutum | cotyledon |


As nouns the difference between scutum and cotyledon

is that scutum is (historical|roman antiquity) an oblong shield made of boards or wickerwork covered with leather, with sometimes an iron rim; carried chiefly by the heavy-armed infantry of the roman army while cotyledon is (botany) the leaf of the embryo of a seed-bearing plant; after germination it becomes the first leaves of the seedling.

scutum

English

Noun

(scuta)
  • (historical, Roman antiquity) An oblong shield made of boards or wickerwork covered with leather, with sometimes an iron rim; carried chiefly by the heavy-armed infantry of the Roman army.
  • (zoology) A scute.
  • (zoology) One of the two lower valves of the operculum of a barnacle.
  • (obsolete) A penthouse or awning.
  • (Burrill)
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    cotyledon

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (botany) The leaf of the embryo of a seed-bearing plant; after germination it becomes the first leaves of the seedling.
  • Synonyms

    * seed leaf

    Derived terms

    () * monocotyledon * dicotyledon * hypocotyl * epicotyl