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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any plant which produces true seeds.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Any plant which produces true seeds; -- a term recently proposed to replace phænogam.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In botany, a member of the Spermophyta; a plant producing true seeds; a phænogam, or flowering plant. Sometimes written spermaphyte.

Etymologies

Ancient Greek σπέρμα ("seed") + -phyte (Wiktionary)

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