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Meaning of GYMNOSPERM

Pronunciation:  'jimnu`spurm

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  plants of the class Gymnospermae having seeds not enclosed in an ovary
 

GYMNOSPERM is a 10 letter word that starts with G.

 

 See Also: class Gymnospermae, cycad, division Gymnospermophyta, Gymnospermae, Gymnospermophyta, phanerogam, progymnosperm, pteridosperm, seed fern, seed plant, spermatophyte, welwitschia, Welwitschia mirabilis

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Gym"no*sperm\, n. (Bot.)
A plant that bears naked seeds (i. e., seeds not inclosed in
an ovary), as the common pine and hemlock. Cf. {Angiosperm}.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: A seed plant with the ovules borne on the surface of a sporophyll. Compare angiosperm.
 

 

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