In some systems of plant classification, any of a division (Pteridophyta) of plants possessing true vascular roots, stems, and leaves and reproducing by means of spores, including the ferns and lycopods.
Webster's New World
Other Word Forms of Pteridophyte
Origin of Pteridophyte
From New Latin Pteridophytaformer division name Greek pterispterid-fernpteridology Greek phutonplant–phyte
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From pterido- +"Ž -phyte.
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