hemisaprophyte

noun
hemi·saprophyte

Definition of hemisaprophyte 

: a partial saprophyte:

a : an organism usually a saprophyte but capable of existing as a parasite — compare holosaprophyte

b : a plant containing a small amount of chlorophyll but obtaining most of its food material from humus

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Other words from hemisaprophyte

hemisaprophytic \"+ \ adjective

History and Etymology for hemisaprophyte

International Scientific Vocabulary hemi- entry 1 + saprophyte

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