flowering plant


a plant that produces flowers, fruit, and seeds; angiosperm.

Origin of flowering plant

First recorded in 1860–65
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flowering plant

[ flouər-ĭng ]

A plant that produces flowers and fruit; an angiosperm. See more at angiosperm.
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