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dicot

[ dahy-kot ]

noun

, Botany.
  1. a dicotyledon.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of dicot1

By shortening

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Example Sentences

By focusing on dicots, a plant variety with two stems like Arabidopsis, and monocots, which have one stem like maize, the biologists were able to provide results for the two main plant types.

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