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ANGIOSPERM

 Dictionary entry overview: What does angiosperm mean? 

ANGIOSPERM (noun)
  The noun ANGIOSPERM has 1 sense:

1. plants having seeds in a closed ovary

  Familiarity information: ANGIOSPERM used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ANGIOSPERM (noun)


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Meaning:

Plants having seeds in a closed ovary

Classified under:

Nouns denoting plants

Synonyms:

angiosperm; flowering plant

Hypernyms ("angiosperm" is a kind of...):

phanerogam; seed plant; spermatophyte (plant that reproduces by means of seeds not spores)

Meronyms (parts of "angiosperm"):

bloom; blossom; flower (reproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "angiosperm"):

angiocarp (tree bearing fruit enclosed in a shell or involucre or husk)

dicot; dicotyledon; exogen; magnoliopsid (flowering plant with two cotyledons; the stem grows by deposit on its outside)

endogen; liliopsid; monocot; monocotyledon (a monocotyledonous flowering plant; the stem grows by deposits on its inside)

flower (a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms)

wild flower; wildflower (wild or uncultivated flowering plant)

madderwort; rubiaceous plant (any of numerous trees or shrubs or vines of the family Rubiaceae)

Holonyms ("angiosperm" is a member of...):

Angiospermae; Anthophyta; class Angiospermae; division Anthophyta; division Magnoliophyta; Magnoliophyta (comprising flowering plants that produce seeds enclosed in an ovary; in some systems considered a class (Angiospermae) and in others a division (Magnoliophyta or Anthophyta))


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