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gymnospermous (adjective), more gymnospermous, most gymnospermous
1. A reference to plants having seeds that are not encased or concealed in an ovary or carpel: Gymnospermous plants are, for example, redwoods that have seeds which are not covered by fruit.
2. Etymology: from New Latin Gymnospermae; from Greek gumnospermos; from gumnos, "naked, uncovered" + sperma, "seed".
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