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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cryptogam  \Cryp"to*gam\  (kr?p"t?-g?m),  n.  [Cf.  F.  cryptogame. 
  See  {Cryptogamia}.]  (Bot.) 
  A  plant  belonging  to  the  Cryptogamia.  --Henslow. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cryptogam 
  n  :  formerly  recognized  taxonomic  group  including  all  flowerless 
  and  seedless  plants  that  reproduce  by  means  of  spores: 
  ferns,  mosses,  algae,  fungi 




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