Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

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

  • noun (Bot.) Any plant which produces true seeds; -- a term recently proposed to replace phænogam.

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

  • noun botany Any plant which produces true seeds.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

Ancient Greek σπέρμα ("seed") + -phyte

Examples

    Sorry, no example sentences found.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.