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(dī-kot'il-ē'don),
Plant (shrub, herb, or tree) with seeds that consist of two cotyledons, that is, the primary or rudimentary leaf of the embryo of seed plants.
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Fig. 131 Dicotyledon . The differences between dicotyledons and monocotyledons.

dicotyledon

any flowering plant of the subclass Dicotyledonae, class Angiospermae. Other ANGIOSPERMS belong to the subclass Monocotyledonae (see MONOCOTYLEDON). See figs. 131 and 171 .
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