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seed plant

n.
Any of a group of plants that bear seeds, composed of the gymnosperms and angiosperms. Also called spermatophyte.

seed plant

n
(Plants) any plant that reproduces by means of seeds: a gymnosperm or angiosperm

seed′ plant`


n.
a seed-bearing plant; spermatophyte.
[1700–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.seed plant - plant that reproduces by means of seeds not sporesseed plant - plant that reproduces by means of seeds not spores
seedling - young plant or tree grown from a seed
balsam - any seed plant yielding balsam
gymnosperm - plants of the class Gymnospermae having seeds not enclosed in an ovary
angiosperm, flowering plant - plants having seeds in a closed ovary
tracheophyte, vascular plant - green plant having a vascular system: ferns, gymnosperms, angiosperms
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