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gymnosperm


gymnosperm

noun gym·no·sperm \ˈjim-nə-ˌspərm\

Definition of GYMNOSPERM

:  any of a class or subdivision (Gymnospermae) of woody vascular seed plants (as conifers or cycads) that produce naked seeds not enclosed in an ovary and that in some instances have motile spermatozoids—compare angiosperm
gym·no·sper·mous \ˌjim-nə-ˈspər-məs\ adjective
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