phyton

noun phy·ton \ ˈfī-ˌtän \

Definition of phyton

1 :a structural unit of a plant consisting of a leaf and its associated portion of stem
2 :the smallest part of a stem, root, or leaf that when severed may grow into a new plant

phytonic

play \fī-ˈtä-nik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of phyton

New Latin, from Greek, plant


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