tracheophyte

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noun tra·cheo·phyte \ˈtrā-kē-ə-ˌfīt\

Definition of tracheophyte

  1. :  any of a division (Tracheophyta) comprising green plants (such as ferns and seed plants) with a vascular system that contains tracheids or tracheary elements

Origin and Etymology of tracheophyte

New Latin Tracheophyta, from trache- + Greek phyton plant; akin to Greek phyein to bring forth — more at be


First Known Use: 1937


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