Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of various vascular plants, including seed plants and ferns, having a conducting system of xylem and phloem.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. : Any plant possessing vascular tissue (xylem and phloem), including ferns, conifers, and flowering plants.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. green plant having a vascular system: ferns, gymnosperms, angiosperms

Etymologies

From New Latin Trāchēophyta, division name : tracheo- + Greek phuta, pl. of phuton, plant.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From tracheid + -phyte (Wiktionary)

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