noun em·bryo·phyte \ˈem-brē-ə-ˌfīt\

Definition of embryophyte

  1. :  any of a subkingdom (Embryophyta) of plants in which the embryo is retained within maternal tissue and which include the bryophytes and tracheophytes

Circa 1909

First Known Use of embryophyte

circa 1909

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