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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

Etymologies

From an abbreviation of dicotyledon. (Wiktionary)

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