plural noun
Tra·​che·​oph·​y·​ta | \ ˌtrākēˈäfətə \

Definition of Tracheophyta

: a division of plants comprising green plants with a vascular system that contains tracheids or tracheary elements (as vessel elements or fibers) and including the subdivisions Psilopsida, Sphenopsida, Lycopsida, and Pteropsida

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tracheophyte \ ˈtrākēəˌfīt \ noun, plural -s

History and Etymology for Tracheophyta

New Latin, from trache- + -phyta

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“Tracheophyta.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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