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spermatophyte

  
, spermophyte  
      n   (in traditional classifications) any plant of the major division Spermatophyta, which includes all seed-bearing plants: an angiosperm or a gymnosperm,   (Former name)    phanerogam         
  spermatophytic      adj  


phanerogam  
      n   any plant of the former major division Phanerogamae, which included all seed-bearing plants; a former name for spermatophyte  
   Compare       cryptogam  
     (C19: from New Latin phanerogamus, from Greek phaneros visible + gamos marriage)  
  phanerogamic, phanerogamous      adj  
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phanerogam  
      n   any plant of the former major division Phanerogamae, which included all seed-bearing plants; a former name for spermatophyte  
   Compare       cryptogam  
     (C19: from New Latin phanerogamus, from Greek phaneros visible + gamos marriage)  
  phanerogamic, phanerogamous      adj  

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