phanerogam


phan·er·o·gam

noun \ˈfa-nə-rə-ˌgam, fə-ˈner-ə-\

Definition of PHANEROGAM

:  a seed plant or flowering plant :  spermatophyte

Origin of PHANEROGAM

French phanérogame, ultimately from Greek phaneros visible (from phainein) + gamos marriage
First Known Use: 1861

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