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
Origin: [Angio- + Gr. , , seed.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
an′ji-o-sperm, n. a plant whose ovules or future seeds are enclosed in a closed ovary, and fertilised through the medium of a stigma, while in Gymnosperms the ovule is naked, and the pollen is applied directly to its surface.—adjs. Angiosperm′ous, Angiosperm′al, Angiosper′matous.
The numerical value of angiosperm in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of angiosperm in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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