Definition of Cryptogamous

1. Adjective. Of or relating to a cryptogam.

Exact synonyms: Cryptogamic
Partainyms: Cryptogam, Cryptogam
Derivative terms: Cryptogam, Cryptogam



Definition of Cryptogamous

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to the cryptogams ¹

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Definition of Cryptogamous

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cryptogamous

cryptocrystalline
cryptodepression
cryptodepressions
cryptodidymus
cryptoexotic
cryptoexotics
cryptofascism
cryptofascist
cryptofascistic
cryptofascists
cryptogame
cryptogamic
cryptogamist
cryptogamists
cryptogamous (current term)
cryptogams
cryptogenic
cryptogenic cirrhosis
cryptogenic epilepsy
cryptogenic infection
cryptogenic pyaemia
cryptogenic septicaemia
cryptogram
cryptogrammatic
cryptogrammatically
cryptogramme
cryptograms
cryptograph
cryptographer

Literary usage of Cryptogamous

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1. Botany by Geological Survey of California, William Henry Brewer, Sereno Watson, Asa Gray (1880)
"SERIES IL cryptogamous OR FLOWERLESS PLANTS. PLANTS never bearing true flowers, ... cryptogamous plants with a distinct axis or stem, growing from the apex, ..."

2. Journal of Science and the Arts by Royal Institution of Great Britain (1818)
"On cryptogamous and Agamous Vegetation. From the French ofC. F. BRISSEAU MIRBEL. JL HE subject of cryptogamous and agamous vegetation has been purposely ..."

3. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1842)
"cryptogamous Plants developed on the internal surface of the air-cells of an ... The growth of cryptogamous vegetables upon living animals has been placed ..."

4. The Elements of Botany for Beginners and for Schools by Asa Gray (1887)
"Even the beginner in botany should have some general idea of what cryptogamous plants are, and what are the obvious distinctions of the principal families. ..."

5. Flora of the Southern United States: Containing an Abridged Description of by Alvan Wentworth Chapman, Daniel Cady Eaton (1860)
"cryptogamous OR FLOWERLESS PLANTS. VEGETABLES destitute of proper flowers, and producing, in the place of seeds, minute homogeneous bodies (spores) ..."

6. Manual of the Botany of the Northern United States: Including the District by Asa Gray, Sereno Watson (1889)
"... SERIES П. cryptogamous OR FLOWERLESS PLANTS. VEGETABLES destitute of proper flowers (ie having no stamens nor pistils), and producing instead of seeds ..."

7. An Historical and Descriptive Account of Iceland, Greenland, and the Faroe by James Nicol (1844)
"... Trees—Iceland—Comparison with Scotland and Lapland—cryptogamous Vegetation— Trees and Shrubs—Distribution of Vegetation—Plants in volcanic Soils—Near ..."

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