hydrophyte

play
noun hy·dro·phyte \ˈhī-drə-ˌfīt\

Definition of hydrophyte

  1. :  a plant that grows either partly or totally submerged in water; also :  a plant growing in waterlogged soil

hydrophytic

play \ˌhī-drə-ˈfi-tik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of hydrophyte

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1832


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up hydrophyte? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

acid in temper, mood, or tone

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!