dicotyledonous plants
Plants belonging to the large subclass of Angiosperms that have two seed-leaves (cotyledons). Includes the majority of herbaceous flowering plants and most deciduous woody plants of the temperate regions.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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