Gym"no*sper`mous (?), n. [Gr. gymno`spermos; gymno`s naked + spe`rma seed: cf. F. gymnosperme.] Bot. (a)

Having naked seeds, or seeds not inclosed in a capsule or other vessel.

(b)

Belonging to the class of plants consisting of gymnosperms.

 

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