epiphytic

adjective epi·phyt·ic \ ˌe-pə-ˈfi-tik \

Definition of epiphytic

1 : of, relating to, or being an epiphyte
2 : living on the surface of plants

epiphytically

play \ˌe-pə-ˈfi-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

epiphytism

play \ˈe-pə-ˌfī-ˌti-zəm\ noun

First Known Use of epiphytic

1830

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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