Definition of monocot in English:

monocot

Line breaks: mono|cot
Pronunciation: /ˈmɒnə(ʊ)kɒt
 
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noun

Botany
A monocotyledon.
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  • 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.

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