mesophyte

noun

me·​so·​phyte ˈme-zə-ˌfīt How to pronounce mesophyte (audio) ˈmē- How to pronounce mesophyte (audio)
-sə-
: a plant that grows under medium conditions of moisture
mesophytic
ˌme-zə-ˈfi-tik How to pronounce mesophyte (audio)
ˌmē-
-sə-
adjective

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary

First Known Use

1896, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of mesophyte was in 1896

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“Mesophyte.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mesophyte. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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