Definition of monocot in English:

monocot

Syllabification: mon·o·cot
Pronunciation: /ˈmänəˌkät
 
/

noun

Botany
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:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day hubris
Pronunciation: ˈ(h)yo͞obris
noun
excessive pride or self-confidence