Sorry, no definitions found. Check out and contribute to the discussion of this word!


Sorry, no etymologies found.


Help support Wordnik (and make this page ad-free) by adopting the word urpflanze.


    Sorry, no example sentences found.


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

  • What does it mean?

    December 13, 2006

  • 1790 Goethe published a paper on The Metamorphosis of Plants, describing the idea of an archetype capable of representing all the varieties of existing and immaginary plants. link

    January 6, 2009

  • "ur" meaning original, primal, and "pflanze" meaning plant.

    October 6, 2010