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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 veins
dicotyledonous
adjective uk   us   /-əs/
Translations of “dicotyledon”
in Chinese (Traditional) 雙子葉植物(種子有兩片子葉的植物)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 双子叶植物(种子有两片子叶的植物)…
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