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Meaning of MONOCOT

Pronunciation:  'mânu`kât

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a monocotyledonous flowering plant
 

MONOCOT is a 7 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: liliopsid, monocotyledon
 
 See Also: angiosperm, class Liliopsida, class Monocotyledonae, class Monocotyledones, flowering plant, Liliopsida, Monocotyledonae, Monocotyledones

 

 

Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: A subclass of Angiosperm plants based on anatomical characteristics. They tend to have:
  • Narrow leaves
  • One cotyledon
  • Parallel veins in the leaves
  • Flower parts are usually in multiples of threes
  • A scattered arrangement of primary vascular bundles in the stem
  • Fibrous root system
 

 

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