Definition of dicot in English:

dicot

noun

short for dicotyledon
‘For herbaceous dicots and small woody shrubs we have used the same phenology as that for monocots.’
  • ‘The checklist is divided into the following categories: ferns, gymnosperms, dicots, and monocots.’
  • ‘In a number of angiosperm species, mostly dicots, the endosperm is a transient structure that may be absorbed in the later stages of seed development.’
  • ‘Many proteins with similar properties have since been isolated from tobacco and other plant species, both dicots and monocots.’
  • ‘Conifers resemble monocots rather than dicots in leaf development.’

Pronunciation

dicot

/ˈdīkät/ /ˈdaɪkɑt/