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dicotyledon

noun [C] uk   /ˌdaɪ.kɒt.ɪˈliː.dən/ us    /-kɑː.t̬əlˈiː-/ specialized
a plant that produces flowers and has two cotyledons (= leaf parts inside the seed) which develops wide leaves with veinsTypes of plant
dicotyledonous
adjective uk   /-əs/ us  
Types of plant
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