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Definition of dicotyledon noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

dicotyledon

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌdaɪˌkɑt̮lˈidn//
 
(also dicot
NAmE//ˈdaɪkɑt//
 
)
(biology)
 
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a plant whose seeds form embryos that each produce two leaves compare monocotyledon
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: dicotyledon