Phanerogamia
Phanerogamia Phan`er*o*ga"mi*a, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? visible (fr. ? to bring to light) + ? marriage.] (Bot.) That one of the two primary divisions of the vegetable kingdom which contains the phanerogamic, or flowering, plants. [1913 Webster]

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