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plant vs cryptogam

cryptogam vs plant

plant and cryptogam both are nouns.

plant is a verb but cryptogam is not a verb.

As nouns, cryptogam is a hyponym of plant; that is, cryptogam is a word with a more specific, narrower meaning than plant:
  • plant: (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
  • cryptogam: formerly recognized taxonomic group including all flowerless and seedless plants that reproduce by means of spores: ferns, mosses, algae, fungi
plant (noun) cryptogam (noun)
buildings for carrying on industrial labor formerly recognized taxonomic group including all flowerless and seedless plants that reproduce by means of spores: ferns, mosses, algae, fungi
(botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
an actor situated in the audience whose acting is rehearsed but seems spontaneous to the audience
something planted secretly for discovery by another
plant (verb) cryptogam (verb)
put or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground
fix or set securely or deeply
set up or lay the groundwork for
place into a river
place something or someone in a certain position in order to secretly observe or deceive
put firmly in the mind

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