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from The Century Dictionary.

  • In botany, of, pertaining to, or resembling the Gymnospermæ; having naked seeds: opposed to angiospermous. Also gymnogenous.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Having naked seeds, or seeds not inclosed in a capsule or other vessel.
  • adjective Belonging to the class of plants consisting of gymnosperms.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective botany Having seeds that are not protected in a capsule
  • adjective botany Of or pertaining to a gymnosperm

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

  • adjective relating to or characteristic of plants of the class Gymnospermae

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