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flowering plant

noun
1.
a plant that produces flowers, fruit, and seeds; angiosperm.
Origin of flowering plant
1860-1865
1860-65
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Examples from the web for flowering plant
  • The average orchid plant takes seven years to mature to a flowering plant from a seed.
  • In the flowering plant lineage those genes were borrowed to map out the structure of the flower.
  • Or choose a flowering plant that can go outdoors after bloom is through.
flowering plant in Science
flowering plant
  (flou'ər-ĭng)   
A plant that produces flowers and fruit; an angiosperm. See more at angiosperm.
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