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archegonium


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Archegonium  \Ar`che*go"ni*um\,  n.  [NL.,  fr  Gr  ?  the  first  of  a 
  race.]  (Bot.) 
  The  pistillidium  or  female  organ  in  the  higher  cryptogamic 
  plants,  corresponding  to  the  pistil  in  flowering  plants. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  archegonium 
  n  :  a  female  sex  organ  occurring  in  mosses,  ferns,  and  most 
  gymnosperms 




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