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DICOT

 Dictionary entry overview: What does dicot mean? 

DICOT (noun)
  The noun DICOT has 1 sense:

1. flowering plant with two cotyledons; the stem grows by deposit on its outside

  Familiarity information: DICOT used as a noun is very rare.


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DICOT (noun)


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Meaning:

Flowering plant with two cotyledons; the stem grows by deposit on its outside

Classified under:

Nouns denoting plants

Synonyms:

dicot; dicotyledon; exogen; magnoliopsid

Hypernyms ("dicot" is a kind of...):

angiosperm; flowering plant (plants having seeds in a closed ovary)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "dicot"):

jiqui; Malpighia obovata (Cuban timber tree with hard wood very resistant to moisture)

acerola; barbados cherry; Malpighia glabra; Surinam cherry; West Indian cherry (tropical American shrub bearing edible acid red fruit resembling cherries)

cyrilla family; Cyrilliaceae; family Cyrilliaceae; titi family (shrubs and trees with leathery leaves and small white flowers in racemes: genera Cyrilla and Cliftonia)

Holonyms ("dicot" is a member of...):

class Dicotyledonae; class Dicotyledones; class Magnoliopsida; Dicotyledonae; Dicotyledones; Magnoliopsida (comprising seed plants that produce an embryo with paired cotyledons and net-veined leaves; divided into six (not always well distinguished) subclasses (or superorders): Magnoliidae and Hamamelidae (considered primitive); Caryophyllidae (an early and distinctive offshoot); and three more or less advanced groups: Dilleniidae; Rosidae; Asteridae)


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