phanerogam

noun
phan·​er·​o·​gam | \ ˈfa-nə-rə-ˌgam How to pronounce phanerogam (audio) , fə-ˈner-ə- How to pronounce phanerogam (audio) \

Definition of phanerogam

: a seed plant or flowering plant : spermatophyte

First Known Use of phanerogam

1861, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for phanerogam

French phanérogame, ultimately from Greek phaneros visible (from phainein) + gamos marriage

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