Hypogeal Definition

Of, or occurring in, the region below the surface of the earth.
Webster's New World
Of or relating to seed germination in which the cotyledons remain below the surface of the ground.
American Heritage Medicine
Growing or maturing underground, as peanuts or truffles.
Webster's New World
Burrowing, living, or developing beneath the ground, as certain insect larvae.
Webster's New World

Existing or growing underground.


Origin of Hypogeal

  • From Latin hypogēus from Greek hupogeios hupo- hypo- earth

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • hypo- +‎ -geal

    From Wiktionary

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