- belonging or pertaining to the Dicotyledoneae; having two cotyledons.
Origin of dicotyledonous
Examples from the Web for dicotyledonous
Historical Examples of dicotyledonous
The wood, upon a microscopical examination, is shown to be that of some dicotyledonous tree of a very loose and light texture.Archeological Expedition to Arizona in 1895
Jesse Walter Fewkes
Isobrious, ī-sob′ri-us, adj. growing equally in both lobes, of a dicotyledonous embryo.
Dipterocarpace, an important order of Asiatic dicotyledonous trees, allied to the mallows (Malvace).The New Gresham Encyclopedia
The bast tissues of dicotyledonous annuals furnish such staple materials as flax, hemp, rhea or ramie and jute.
In the great Secondary division, the true dicotyledonous plants first appear; but, so far as is yet known, no dicotyledonous wood.The Testimony of the Rocks