a plant that produces flowers, fruit, and seeds; angiosperm.
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Origin of flowering plant
First recorded in 1860–65
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Examples from the Web for flowering plant
They have a flowering-plant which produces blossoms in the morning that die in the evening.Ancient Chinese account of the Grand Canyon, or course of the Colorado|Alexander M'Allan
The Spinster carried a guide book, a flowering-plant in a pot with paper round it, and a bound map.The Disturbing Charm|Berta Ruck
Science definitions for flowering plant
[ flou′ər-ĭng ]
A plant that produces flowers and fruit; an angiosperm. See more at angiosperm.
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