seed plant

noun

Definition of seed plant

: a plant that bears seeds specifically : spermatophyte

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These, Hyland says, are the product of seeds planted decades ago - a long-ago forester's gift to the future, another means of traveling through time. Sarah Kaplan, chicagotribune.com, "Travel science: Grand Canyon of Pennsylvania," 11 Sep. 2019 Whereas Humboldt had recorded an upper limit for seed plants of 4600 meters, Morueta-Holme and her team found pioneers as high as 5185 meters. Tim Appenzeller, Science | AAAS, "Global warming has made iconic Andean peak unrecognizable," 11 Sep. 2019 These elements were seeds planted in Bunch to try something new. Jane Stueckemann, Houston Chronicle, "Local artist reflects on his journey to pop-up shop at Market Street in The Woodlands," 11 July 2019 Most corn, soy, and wheat seeds planted today are coated with neonics. National Geographic, "Why Europe's Insecticide Ban Is Big News for Bees," 27 Apr. 2018 There's also Brian Atkinson, a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Kansas who focuses on seed plants from the Cretaceous period, which is after the Permian. Danny Uhlmann, National Geographic, "Five New Fossil Forests Found in Antarctica," 16 Mar. 2018 This third Thor movie plays off the very first seed planted in the Hulk-Thor cinematic rivalry, a rift that goes back to their comic book days. David Betancourt, chicagotribune.com, "You can now watch 'Thor: Ragnarok' at home: Here are 5 of the best moments," 8 Mar. 2018 Romney’s reentry to politics began slowly, with the seeds planted almost exactly a year ago during a meeting with Senator Orrin Hatch of Utah at the JW Marriott hotel in downtown Washington. Matt Viser, BostonGlobe.com, "Mitt Romney is trying something that hasn’t been done in politics in 173 years," 16 Feb. 2018 There are certainly seeds planted for future volumes in the series. Graeme Mcmillan, The Hollywood Reporter, "How 'Green Lantern: Earth One' Is Remaking DC's Sci-Fi Leading Man," 14 Feb. 2018

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1875, in the meaning defined above

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seed plant

noun

Kids Definition of seed plant

: a plant that produces seed

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