phreatophyte

noun
phre·at·o·phyte | \frē-ˈa-tə-ˌfīt \

Definition of phreatophyte 

: a deep-rooted plant that obtains its water from the water table or the layer of soil just above it

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phreatophytic \frē-ˌa-tə-ˈfi-tik \ adjective

First Known Use of phreatophyte

1920, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for phreatophyte

Greek phreat-, phrear well + English -o- + -phyte

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