short for monocotyledon.
More example sentences
- The known flora consists of 41 ferns and fern allies, 3 gymnosperms, 291 monocots, and 516 dicots.
- Potamogeton pectinatus is an aquatic monocot that overwinters as small tubers in the beds of lakes and rivers where oxygen supply can be severely limited or extinguished.
- Conifers resemble monocots rather than dicots in leaf development.
Definition of monocot in:
- The British & World English dictionary