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-sperm

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  1. a combining form with the meaning “one having seeds” of the kind specified by the initial element: gymnosperm.

Origin of -sperm

< Greek -spermos; see -spermous
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-sperm

n combining form
  1. (in botany) a seedgymnosperm
Derived Forms-spermous or -spermal, adj combining form
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