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A seed plant having ovules enclosed in an ovary and exhibiting double fertilization; a flowering plant.
(Plants) any seed-bearing plant of the phylum Angiospermophyta (division Angiospermae in traditional systems), in which the ovules are enclosed in an ovary, which develops into the fruit after fertilization; any flowering plant. Compare gymnosperm
an•gi•o•sperm(ˈæn dʒi əˌspɜrm)
any vascular plant of the phylum or division Anthophyta, having the seeds enclosed in a fruit, grain, pod, or capsule and comprising all flowering plants.
Any of a large group of plants that have flowers and produce seeds enclosed in an ovary or a fruit; a flowering plant. Most living plants are angiosperms. Compare gymnosperm.
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|Noun||1.||angiosperm - plants having seeds in a closed ovary|
Angiospermae, Anthophyta, class Angiospermae, division Anthophyta, division Magnoliophyta, Magnoliophyta - comprising flowering plants that produce seeds enclosed in an ovary; in some systems considered a class (Angiospermae) and in others a division (Magnoliophyta or Anthophyta)
angiocarp - tree bearing fruit enclosed in a shell or involucre or husk
dicot, dicotyledon, exogen, magnoliopsid - flowering plant with two cotyledons; the stem grows by deposit on its outside
endogen, liliopsid, monocot, monocotyledon - a monocotyledonous flowering plant; the stem grows by deposits on its inside
blossom, flower, bloom - reproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts
flower - a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms