Definition of Seed fern

1. Noun. An extinct seed-producing fernlike plant of the order Cycadofilicales (or group Pteridospermae).

Exact synonyms: Pteridosperm
Generic synonyms: Gymnosperm

Definition of Seed fern

1. Noun. (botany) A plant of the ancient order Cycadofilicales, which had fronds like a fern and naked seeds ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Seed Fern

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seed beetle
seed cake
seed catalog
seed catalogue
seed change
seed coat
seed corn
seed drill
seed fern (current term)
seed fill
seed fills
seed grain
seed lac
seed leaf
seed leaves
seed money
seed moneys
seed monies
seed oyster
seed pearl
seed pearls
seed pit
seed plant

Literary usage of Seed fern

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1. Chemical Technology and Analysis of Oils, Fats, and Waxes by Julius Lewkowitsch (1904)
"553 Apple seed, Pear seed, Orange seed, Barley seed, Coriander seed, Fern, Paprica, Bean, Rye seed, Laurel nut /3. Rape oil group . ..."

2. The Evolution of Plants by Dukinfield Henry Scott (1911)
"... is a most striking fact; their connection with the Seed-fern stock must lie very far back, in Lower Devonian times, if not earlier. ..."

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