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hydrophyte

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noun hy·dro·phyte \-ˌfīt\

Definition of hydrophyte

  1. 1 :  a plant that grows either partly or totally submerged in water; also :  a plant growing in waterlogged soil

hydrophytic

play \ˌhī-drə-ˈfi-tik\ adjective


Origin and Etymology of hydrophyte

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1832


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