-sper·​mae | \ ˈspər(ˌ)mē, -pə̄(-, -pəi(-, -ˌmī\
variants: or -spermeae \ -​mēˌē , -​mēˌī \

Definition of -spermae

: one having (such) a seed or germ in higher taxa in botany AngiospermaeGymnospermaeRhodospermeae

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History and Etymology for -spermae

New Latin, from -spermae, feminine plural of -spermus -spermous

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