gymnospermous definition

  • adjective:
    • Having seeds that are not shielded in a capsule
    • Of or with respect to a gymnosperm
    • Having naked seeds, or seeds not inclosed in a capsule or other vessel.
    • Belonging to the course of plants consisting of gymnosperms.
    • associated with or characteristic of plants associated with course Gymnospermae
  • others:
    • In botany, of, related to, or resembling the Gymnospermæ; having naked seeds: opposed to angiospermous. Also gymnogenous.

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