HyperDic: gymnosperm

English > 1 sense of the word gymnosperm:
NOUNplantgymnospermplants of the class Gymnospermae having seeds not enclosed in an ovary
English > gymnosperm: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaningplants of the class Gymnospermae having seeds not enclosed in an ovary.
Member ofGymnospermae, class Gymnospermae, Gymnospermophyta, division Gymnospermophytaplants having naked seeds not enclosed in an ovary
NarrowercycadAny tropical gymnosperm of the order Cycadales
progymnospermAn ancestral fossil type from which modern gymnosperms are thought to have derived
seed fern, pteridospermAn extinct seed-producing fernlike plant of the order Cycadofilicales (or group Pteridospermae)
welwitschia, Welwitschia mirabiliscurious plant of arid regions of southwestern Africa having a yard-high and yard-wide trunk like a turnip with a deep taproot and two large persistent woody straplike leaves growing from the base
Broaderspermatophyte, phanerogam, seed plantplant that reproduces by means of seeds not spores
Spanishgimnosperma, gimnospermas, gymnospermae
Catalangimnosperma, gimnosperm
Adjectivesgymnospermousrelating to or characteristic of plants of the class Gymnospermae

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