A plant that grew from a di-cotyledon seed. Typically they have branching roots, and have branching veins in their leaves. Opposed to monocot. Examples include most bean plants, peas, and most fruit-bearing plants.

Dicot: di-cotyledon (two seed leaf). Also known as Dicotyledones.

Monocots are a class of angiosperms that have two seed leaves.

Here are some of the major differences:

Examples of dicots:

See also: monocot

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