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Meaning of ANGIOSPERM

Pronunciation:  'anjeeu`spurm

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  plants having seeds in a closed ovary
 

ANGIOSPERM is a 10 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: flowering plant
 
 See Also: angiocarp, Angiospermae, Anthophyta, bloom, blossom, class Angiospermae, dicot, dicotyledon, division Anthophyta, division Magnoliophyta, flower, liliopsid, madderwort, Magnoliophyta, magnoliopsid, monocot, monocotyledon, phanerogam, rubiaceous plant, seed plant, spermatophyte, wild flower, wildflower

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\An"gi*o*sperm\ (-[a^]n"j[i^]*[-o]*sp[~e]rm), n.
[Angio- + Gr. ?, ?, seed.] (Bot.)
A plant which has its seeds inclosed in a pericarp.

Note: The term is restricted to exogenous plants, and applied
      to one of the two grand divisions of these species, the
      other division including gymnosperms, or those which
      have naked seeds. The oak, apple, beech, etc., are
      angiosperms, while the pines, spruce, hemlock, and the
      allied varieties, are gymnosperms.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: A flowering, fruit-bearing plant or tree; the ovules (and therefore seeds) of these plants develop within an enclosed ovary.
 

 

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