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- n. A plant whose seedlings have two cotyledons, a dicotyledon.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. same as dicotyledon.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A colloquial reduction, among botanists, of dicotyledon.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. flowering plant with two cotyledons; the stem grows by deposit on its outside
The dicot trees of the forests are a mix of evergreen and deciduous species from distinct biogeographical provenances.
Celery is definitely a dicot and these seeds germinated quite well.
Many associated dicot canopy species have stilt roots or pneumatophores.
In larger seeds the difference between a monocot and a dicot is obvious.
In dicot roots the xylem is the tissue at the core (Figure 5.3).
In dicot trees the outer layer of the trunk and branches is called bark, a term that refers to all of the tissue from the cambium and phloem to the outer surface.
Unlike the monocots, dicot plants first emerge from the soil with two seed leaves.
The Bluebell is a perennial dicot that is native to North America.
Black nightshade has dicot leaves that have a main vein branching into many smaller veins.
The embryo (new-born plants) from the class of dicot has two cotyledons (seed leaves), and the number of petals are parted in 4 or 5.