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Phanerogamae

Definition:

one of 2 major plant divisions, including all seed-bearing plants; superseded by the division Spermatophyta

Class:

plant noun (plants and fungi)

Plural:

Phanerogamae*
(* Phanerogamae may be used in a singular or plural context)

Member of:

Plantae

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Definition references

Wikipedia:

Spermatophyte | spermatophytes | phanerogams

comprise those plants that produce seeds. They are a subset of the embryophytes or land plants. The living spermatophytes form five groups: cycads, a subtropical and tropical group of plants with a large crown of compound leaves and a stout trunk, ; ... (42 of 1017 words, 1 image)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Spermatophyte

Collins Dictionary:

plant kingdom | vegetable kingdom

a category of living organisms comprising all plants but excluding the algae, fungi, and bacteria (15 of 275 words, 3 usage examples)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/plant-kingdom

Merriam-Webster:

plant kingdom

a basic group of natural objects that includes all living and extinct plants (13 of 38 words)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/plant kingdom

American Heritage Dictionary:

plant kingdom | vegetable kingdom

A main classification of living organisms that includes all plants. (10 of 17 words)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/plant-kingdom

Random House Dictionary:

plant kingdom | vegetable kingdom [synonym]

the plants of the world collectively. (6 of 17 words)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/plant-kingdom

Wiktionary:

plant kingdom | vegetable kingdom [synonym]

Collectively, the set of all plants. (6 of 7 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/plant kingdom

Britannica Encyclopedia:

division [military unit]

in modern military organizations, the smallest formation that comprises a balanced team of all the arms and services needed for the independent ... (22 of 352 words)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/166722​/division

Columbia Encyclopedia:

classification | category | division | family | genus | kingdom | nomenclature, biological | biological nomenclature | order | ...

in biology, the systematic categorization of organisms into a coherent scheme. The original purpose of biological classification, or systematics, was ... (20 of 285 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/sci​/A​0812450​.html

Oxford Dictionary:

phylum [zoology] | phyla [plural]

a principal taxonomic category that ranks above class and below kingdom, equivalent to the division in botany. | [linguistics] : a group of languages ... (23 of 74 words, 2 definitions, pronunciations)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/phylum

phylum | phyla [plural]

Syllabification: (phy┬Ělum) | [zoology] | a principal taxonomic category that ranks above class and below kingdom. | [linguistics] : a group of ... (19 of 71 words, 4 definitions, pronunciations)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/american english​/phylum

New World Dictionary:

phylum | phyla [plural]

a major category in the classification of living organisms, especially ... | a language stock ; [loosely] a language family (19 of 68 words, 2 definitions, pronunciations)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/phylum

Macmillan British Dictionary:

phylum [countable, science] | phyla [plural]

one of the groups that scientists divide animals into. It consists of several classes. (14 of 40 words, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/phylum

Cambridge Dictionary:

phylum [specialized]

a main division in a taxonomic (scientific naming and organization system) relating to animals (14 of 38 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/phylum

Encarta Dictionary:

phylum | phyla [plural]

a major taxonomic group into which animals are divided, made up of several classes | a large group of languages or language stocks thought to be ... (25 of 63 words, 2 definitions, pronunciations)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861725900​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio reference

the Free Dictionary:

Phanerogamae

Audio: British English pronunciation of "Phanerogamae"

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/Phanerogamae

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