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  • n. any flowerless plant whose growth takes place at the tip of the main stem, especially the cryptogam ferns

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A plant of the highest class of cryptogams, including the ferns, etc. See cryptogamia.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An aerogenous plant.

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

  • n. any flowerless plant such as a fern (pteridophyte) or moss (bryophyte) in which growth occurs only at the tip of the main stem

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