angiosperm


an·gio·sperm

noun \ˈan-jē-ə-ˌspərm\

Definition of ANGIOSPERM

: any of a class (Angiospermae) of vascular plants (as orchids or roses) that have the seeds in a closed ovary and include the monocotyledons and dicotyledons—compare gymnosperm
an·gio·sper·mous \ˌan-jē-ə-ˈspər-məs\ adjective

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