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  • 1 fruit — n. 1. Produce (of the earth for the supply of man and animals), production, harvest, crop. 2. Product, result, consequence, effect, outcome. 3. Offspring, issue, young. 4. (Bot.) Matured ovary. 5. Edible succulent growth or product (of certain… …

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  • 2 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) …

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  • 3 vegetable farming — Introduction       growing of vegetable crops, primarily for use as human food.       The term vegetable in its broadest sense refers to any kind of plant life or plant product; in the narrower sense, as used in this article, however, it refers… …

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  • 4 horticulture — horticultural, adj. horticulturist, n. /hawr ti kul cheuhr/, n. 1. the cultivation of a garden, orchard, or nursery; the cultivation of flowers, fruits, vegetables, or ornamental plants. 2. the science and art of cultivating such plants. [1670… …

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  • 5 Glossary of botanical terms — Many of the terms used in Wikipedia glossaries (often most) are already defined and explained within Wikipedia itself. However, lists like the following indicate where new articles need to be written and are also useful for looking up and… …

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  • 6 fruit — fruitlike, adj. /frooht/, n., pl. fruits, (esp. collectively) fruit, v. n. 1. any product of plant growth useful to humans or animals. 2. the developed ovary of a seed plant with its contents and accessory parts, as the pea pod, nut, tomato, or… …

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  • 7 Salsola soda — Taxobox name = Salsola soda image caption = ©2006 Luigi Rignanese regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Caryophyllales familia = Amaranthaceae subfamilia = Chenopodiaceae genus = Salsola species = S. soda… …

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  • 8 Flora of Australia — For the series of monographs, see Flora of Australia (series). Australian plants redirects here. For the magazine, see Australian Plants. Part of a series on Wildlife of …

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  • 9 lepidopteran — /lep i dop teuhr euhn/, adj. 1. lepidopterous. n. 2. a lepidopterous insect. [1850 55; LEPIDOPTER(A) + AN] * * * Any of the more than 100,000 species constituting the order Lepidoptera (Greek: scaly wing ): butterflies, moths, and skippers. The… …

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  • 10 fruit — I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English, from frut, fruit, from Latin fructus fruit, use, from frui to enjoy, have the use of more at brook Date: 12th century 1. a. a product of plant growth (as grain, vegetables, or cotton) <… …

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