Definition of thallophyte
: any of a group of plants or plantlike organisms (as algae and fungi) that lack differentiated stems, leaves, and roots and that were formerly classified as a primary division (Thallophyta) of the plant kingdom
Origin of thallophyte
ultimately from Greek thallos + phyton plant — more at phyt-
First Known Use: 1854
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