Definition of Dicotyledonae

1. 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.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dicotyledonae

Dicotyledonae
Dicotyledones
Dicranaceae
Dicranales
Dicranopteris
Dicranum
Dicrostonyx
Dicrostonyx hudsonius
Dictamnus alba
Dictaphone
Dictyophera
Dictyoptera
Dictyostelium
Dicynodontia
Dida

Literary usage of Dicotyledonae

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"... have thus far been isolated from several species of plants in five different botanical orders of the dicotyledonae.3~* Stimulus for the ..."

2. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1905)
"... widely divergent 'groups in the Monocotyledonae and dicotyledonae and there is every reason to believe that it is widespread in the angio- sperms. ..."

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