seed plant
noun Date: 1707 a plant that bears seeds; specifically spermatophyte

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  • seed-plant — seedˈ plant noun 1. A spermatophyte or flowering plant 2. A plant grown from or for seed • • • Main Entry: ↑seed …   Useful english dictionary

  • seed plant — seed′ plant n. pln a seed bearing plant; spermatophyte • Etymology: 1700–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • seed plant — n. any plant bearing seeds, as an angiosperm or a gymnosperm …   English World dictionary

  • seed plant — noun plant that reproduces by means of seeds not spores • Syn: ↑spermatophyte, ↑phanerogam • Hypernyms: ↑vascular plant, ↑tracheophyte • Hyponyms: ↑seedling, ↑balsam, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • seed plant — /ˈsid plænt/ (say seed plant) noun a seed bearing plant; a spermatophyte …   Australian English dictionary

  • seed plant — pasodas statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Dvimečių augalų šakniavaisis, pavyzdžiui, runkelis, morka ir kt., sodinamas išauginti sėkloms. atitikmenys: angl. seed plant rus. маточник …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • seed plant — plant which produces seeds …   English contemporary dictionary

  • seed plant — a seed bearing plant; spermatophyte. [1700 10] * * * or spermatophyte Any of the flowering plants (angiosperms) and the conifers and related plants (gymnosperms). Seed plants share many features with ferns, including the presence of vascular… …   Universalium

  • seed plant — noun A plant which reproduces by breading seeds in the wide sense of the term, including spores etc. The typical (higher) seed plants are called Spermatophyta See Also: seedcake, seedcase, seed coat, seedeater, seeder, seed fern, seedful …   Wiktionary

  • plant — plantable, adj. plantless, adj. plantlike, adj. /plant, plahnt/, n. 1. any member of the kingdom Plantae, comprising multicellular organisms that typically produce their own food from inorganic matter by the process of photosynthesis and that… …   Universalium

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