Dicotyledones

noun
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
Hypernyms: ↑class
Member Meronyms:
monocot family, ↑liliopsid family, ↑dicot family, ↑magnoliopsid family, ↑dicot genus, ↑magnoliopsid genus, ↑dicot, ↑dicotyledon, ↑magnoliopsid, ↑exogen, ↑Magnoliidae, ↑subclass Magnoliidae, ↑ranalian complex, ↑Myricales, ↑order Myricales, ↑Aristolochiales, ↑order Aristolochiales, ↑Caryophyllidae, ↑subclass Caryophyllidae, ↑Asteridae, ↑subclass Asteridae, ↑Primulales, ↑order Primulales, ↑Rosidae, ↑subclass Rosidae, ↑Proteales, ↑order Proteales, ↑Casuarinales, ↑order Casuarinales, ↑Diapensiales, ↑order Diapensiales, ↑Gentianales, ↑order Gentianales, ↑Oleales, ↑order Oleales, ↑Hamamelidae, ↑subclass Hamamelidae, ↑Juglandales, ↑order Juglandales, ↑Dilleniidae, ↑subclass Dilleniidae, ↑Urticales, ↑order Urticales, ↑Plantaginales, ↑order Plantaginales, ↑Polygonales, ↑order Polygonales, ↑Salicales, ↑order Salicales, ↑Sapindales, ↑order Sapindales, ↑Ebenales, ↑order Ebenales, ↑Sarraceniales, ↑order Sarraceniales, ↑Scrophulariales, ↑order Scrophulariales, ↑Rhamnales, ↑order Rhamnales, ↑Piperales, ↑order Piperales

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\(ˌ)dīˌkäd.əlˈēdənˌēz\ noun plural
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin
in some classifications : dicotyledoneae

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  • Dicotyledones — n. (Bot.) same as {Dicotyledonae}. Syn: Dicotyledones, class Dicotyledones, class Dicotyledonae, Magnoliopsida, class Magnoliopsida. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dicotyledŏnes — etc., s. Dikotyledonen …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Dicotyledones — Dicotylédone Magnoliopsida ou Dicotylédones …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Dicotylédones — Dicotylédone Magnoliopsida ou Dicotylédones …   Wikipédia en Français

  • dicotylédones — ⇒DICOTYLÉDONE(S), (DICOTYLÉDONE, DICOTYLÉDONES)adj. et subst. fém. plur. I. Adj., BOT. Qui a un embryon à deux cotylédons. Plante dicotylédone. On sait que celles [les semences] des ménispermes (...) renferment vers leur partie supérieure un… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Dicotyledones — …   Википедия

  • dicotyledones — di·cot·y·le·do·nes …   English syllables

  • Dicotyledones vraies — Dicotylédones vraies Dicotylédones vraies …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Dicotylédones vraies — Dicotylédones vraies …   Wikipédia en Français

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