Definition of Dicotyledons

1. Noun. (plural of dicotyledon) ¹



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Definition of Dicotyledons

1. dicotyledon [n] - See also: dicotyledon

Lexicographical Neighbors of Dicotyledons

diconical
dicophane
dicopper
dicoria
dicoronene
dicoronylene
dicoronylenes
dicot
dicot family
dicot genus
dicots
dicotyl
dicotyledenous
dicotyledonous
dicotyledons (current term)
dicotyls
dicoumarin
dicoumarins
dicoumarol
dicoumarols
dicrocoeliasis
dicrocoeliidae
dicrocoeliosis
dicrocoelium
dicrotal
dicrotic
dicrotic notch
dicrotic pulse
dicrotic wave

Literary usage of Dicotyledons

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Morphology of Angiosperms: (Morphology of Spermatophytes. Part II) by John Merle Coulter, Charles Joseph Chamberlain (1903)
"dicotyledons Any evidence as to the comparative antiquity of Monocotyledons and dicotyledons is much to be desired, but as yet the historical evidence is ..."

2. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1913)
"Although we naturally do not haVe any of the ancestral dicotyledons at the present time, the genera Casuarina, Almus and Carpinus probably show as primitive ..."

3. A University Text-book of Botany by Douglas Houghton Campbell (1907)
"dicotyledons. — While the lower Monocotyledons are mostly herbaceous plants, this is not true of the primitive dicotyledons, many of which are shrubs and ..."

4. General Botany for Universities and Colleges by Hiram Delos Densmore (1920)
"CHAPTER XVII ANGIOSPERMS dicotyledons SPOROPHYTES The sporophytes of the angiosperms include the common herbaceous and woody-stemmed plants, ..."

5. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"albuminous dicotyledons the cotyledons act as the absorbents of the reserve-food of the seed and are commonly brought above ground ..."

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