[ dahy-kot ]
/ ˈdaɪ kɒt /
Also di·cot·yl [dahy-kot-l] /daɪˈkɒt l/.
Origin of dicot
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Science definitions for dicot
[ dī′kŏt′l-ēd′n ]
An angiosperm that is not a monocotyledon, having two cotyledons in the seed. The term dicotyledon serves as a convenient label for the eudicotyledons, the magnoliids, and a varied group of other angiosperms, but it does not correspond to a single taxonomic group. Compare monocotyledon. See more at eudicotyledon leaf magnoliid.
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