hydrophyte

noun
hy·​dro·​phyte | \ ˈhī-drə-ˌfīt How to pronounce hydrophyte (audio) \

Definition of hydrophyte

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

Other Words from hydrophyte

hydrophytic \ ˌhī-​drə-​ˈfi-​tik How to pronounce hydrophytic (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of hydrophyte

1832, in the meaning defined above

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“Hydrophyte.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hydrophyte. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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