Definitions for angiospermˈæn dʒi əˌspɜrm

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

an•gi•o•spermˈæn dʒi əˌspɜrm(n.)

  1. any vascular plant of the phylum or division Anthophyta, having the seeds enclosed in a fruit, grain, pod, or capsule and comprising all flowering plants.

    Category: Botany

Origin of angiosperm:

1825–30; < NL angiospermus; see angio -, -sperm


Princeton's WordNet

  1. angiosperm, flowering plant(noun)

    plants having seeds in a closed ovary


  1. angiosperm(Noun)

    A member of the plant group characterized by having ovules enclosed in an ovary; the angiosperms or flowering plants: the Angiospermae, Magnoliophyta, Magnoliopsida, etc.

  2. angiosperm(Adjective)

    pertaining to the angiosperms.

  3. Origin: αγγείον + σπέρμα

Webster Dictionary

  1. Angiosperm(noun)

    a plant which has its seeds inclosed in a pericarp


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