Definitions for angiospermˈæn dʒi əˌspɜrm
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
an•gi•o•spermˈæn dʒi əˌspɜrm(n.)
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.
Origin of angiosperm:
1825–30; < NL angiospermus; see angio -, -sperm
angiosperm, flowering plant(noun)
plants having seeds in a closed ovary
A member of the plant group characterized by having ovules enclosed in an ovary; the angiosperms or flowering plants: the Angiospermae, Magnoliophyta, Magnoliopsida, etc.
pertaining to the angiosperms.
Origin: αγγείον + σπέρμα
a plant which has its seeds inclosed in a pericarp