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dicotyledones


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  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Dicotyledones 
  n  :  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  [syn:  {Dicotyledones},  {class  Dicotyledones},  {Dicotyledonae}, 
  {class  Dicotyledonae},  {Magnoliopsida},  {class 
  Magnoliopsida}] 




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