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  • n. A flowerless plant which forms a true fruit as the result of fertilization.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A flowerless plant which forms a true fruit as the result of fertilization, as the red seaweeds, the Ascomycetes, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In botany, same as phanerogam. See Phanerogania and *Spermatophyta.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek fruit + plant.

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