1. dicot

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


  • barbados cherry
  • exogen
  • angiosperm
  • Dicotyledonae
  • magnoliopsid
  • Surinam cherry
  • flowering plant
  • dicotyledon
  • Magnoliopsida
  • family Cyrilliaceae
  • Malpighia glabra
  • class Dicotyledonae
  • Cyrilliaceae
  • jiqui
  • West Indian cherry
  • Dicotyledones
  • titi family
  • Malpighia obovata
  • class Magnoliopsida
  • class Dicotyledones
  • cyrilla family

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Sentences with dicot

1. Noun, singular or mass
As the plumule breaks through the soil surface, the cotyledons at its end open to present the first two leaves, making the mung bean a dicot.

2. Verb, base form
Monocot and dicot seeds each have a seed coat, an embryo plant and stored nutrients.

3. Coordinating conjunction
Monocots' roots sprout from differing parts of the plant; dicot roots develop from the radicle, the first part of a seedling to emerge during germination.

4. Verb, 3rd person singular present
Mature dicot leaves contain many small veins, with smaller veins extending outwards from the major veins.

5. Adjective
All species of maple and oak belong to the plant kingdom, vascular plant subkingdom, angiosperm phylum and dicot class.