macrophyte

noun
mac·​ro·​phyte | \ ˈma-krə-ˌfīt How to pronounce macrophyte (audio) \

Definition of macrophyte

: a member of the macroscopic plant life especially of a body of water

Other Words from macrophyte

macrophytic \ ˌma-​krə-​ˈfi-​tik How to pronounce macrophytic (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of macrophyte

1903, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for macrophyte

borrowed from German Makrophyt, from makro- macro- + -phyt -phyte

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