any of a division (Magnoliophyta) of flowering plants having seeds produced within a closed pod or ovary, including monocotyledons and dicotyledons
Origin of angiosperm; from angio- + Classical Greek sperma, seed: see sperm
A seed plant having ovules enclosed in an ovary and exhibiting double fertilization; a flowering plant.
- (botany) pertaining to the angiosperms.
From Ancient Greek αγγείον (angeion, “receptacle”) + σπέρμα (sperma, “seed”).