Meaning of “diploid” in the English Dictionary

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diploidadjective [ not gradable ]

/ˈdɪp·lɔɪd/

biology having two sets of chromosomes (= structures containing the chemical patterns controlling what a plant or animal is like), one set from each parent

(Definition of “diploid” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)