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dicotyledonous

[ dahy-kot-l-eed-n-uhs, dahy-kot-l- ]
/ daɪˌkɒt lˈid n əs, ˌdaɪ kɒt l- /
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adjective

belonging or pertaining to the Dicotyledoneae; having two cotyledons.

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Origin of dicotyledonous

First recorded in 1785–95; dicotyledon + -ous
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