adjective see angiosperm

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  • Angiospermous — An gi*o*sper mous, a. (Bot.) Having seeds inclosed in a pod or other pericarp. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • angiospermous — /an jee oh sperr meuhs/, adj. of or pertaining to an angiosperm; having enclosed seeds. [1725 35; ANGIOSPERM + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • angiospermous — adj. of or pertaining to an angiosperm; contained in an ovary or fruit …   English contemporary dictionary

  • angiospermous — an·gi·o·sper·mous …   English syllables

  • angiospermous — adjective of or related to or characteristic of plants that are angiosperms • Pertains to noun: ↑angiosperm • Derivationally related forms: ↑angiosperm …   Useful english dictionary

  • angiospermous yellowwood — noun any of various angiospermous trees having yellow wood • Hypernyms: ↑yellowwood, ↑yellowwood tree • Hyponyms: ↑osage orange, ↑bow wood, ↑mock orange, ↑Maclura pomifera, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • angiospermous tree — noun any tree having seeds and ovules contained in the ovary • Syn: ↑flowering tree • Hypernyms: ↑tree • Hyponyms: ↑ilang ilang, ↑ylang ylang, ↑Cananga odorata, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • angiosperm — /an jee euh sperrm /, n. Bot. a plant having its seeds enclosed in an ovary; a flowering plant. Cf. gymnosperm. [ANGIO + SPERM] * * * ▪ plant Introduction       any member of the more than 300,000 species of flowering plants (division Anthophyta) …   Universalium

  • Magnoliidae — ▪ plant subclass Introduction       subclass of woody or herbaceous flowering plants belonging to the class Magnoliopsida.       Members of the Magnoliidae are dicotyledonous plants that retain some primitive anatomic and morphological… …   Universalium

  • reproductive system, plant — Introduction       any of the systems, sexual or asexual, by which plants reproduce. In plants, as in animals, the end result of reproduction is the continuation of a given species, and the ability to reproduce is, therefore, rather conservative …   Universalium

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