photosynthate

noun

pho·​to·​syn·​thate ˌfō-tō-ˈsin-ˌthāt How to pronounce photosynthate (audio)
: a product of photosynthesis

Word History

Etymology

photosynthesis + -ate entry 1

First Known Use

1906, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of photosynthate was in 1906

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Cite this Entry

“Photosynthate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/photosynthate. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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