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gymnospermous

[jim-nuh-spur-muh s]
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adjective Botany.
  1. of or relating to a gymnosperm; having exposed or naked seeds.
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Also gym·no·sperm·al [jim-nuh-spur-muh l] /ˌdʒɪm nəˈspɜr məl/, gym·no·sperm·ic [jim-nuh-spur-mik] /ˌdʒɪm nəˈspɜr mɪk/.

Origin of gymnospermous

1720–30; < New Latin gymnospermus < Greek gymnóspermos. See gymno-, -spermous
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