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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Without bloom and not producing seeds.

Usage examples (8)
  • New Caledonia has a remarkable diversity of gymnosperms (primitive nonflowering plants that include conifers), with forty-four species (forty-three of which are endemic)...
  • The spores of nonflowering plants are analogous to the seeds of flowering plants.
  • It is nonflowering, nonseeding (or at least nonspreading), and must be replicated by vegetative propagation.
  • It changes tall, late, or nonflowering varieties that produce well only in the tropics into short, early-maturing forms that can be used in many parts of the world,... for more
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