What does angiosperm mean?

Definitions for angiospermˈæn dʒi əˌspɜrm

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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

  2. Origin: [Angio- + Gr. , , seed.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Angiosperm

    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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of angiosperm in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of angiosperm in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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