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spermophyte

[spur-muh-fahyt] /ˈspɜr məˌfaɪt/
noun, Botany
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; < New Latin Spermophyta; see spermo-, -phyte
Related forms
spermophytic
[spur-muh-fit-ik] /ˌspɜr məˈfɪt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for spermophyte

spermatophyte

/ˈspɜːmətəʊˌfaɪt/
noun
1.
(in traditional classifications) any plant of the major division Spermatophyta, which includes all seed-bearing plants: an angiosperm or a gymnosperm Former name phanerogam
Derived Forms
spermatophytic (ˌspɜːmətəʊˈfɪtɪk) adjective

spermophyte

/ˈspɜːməʊˌfaɪt/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of spermatophyte
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