Gymnogen Gym"no*gen (j[i^]m"n[-o]*j[e^]n), n. [Gr. gymno`s naked + -gen.] (Bot.) One of a class of plants, so called by Lindley, because the ovules are fertilized by direct contact of the pollen. Same as {Gymnosperm}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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