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microphyte

[mahy-kruh-fahyt] /ˈmaɪ krəˌfaɪt/
noun
1.
a microscopic plant.
Origin of microphyte
1860-1865
First recorded in 1860-65; micro- + -phyte
Related forms
microphytic
[mahy-kruh-fit-ik] /ˌmaɪ krəˈfɪt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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microphyte

/ˈmaɪkrəʊˌfaɪt/
noun
1.
an obsolete name for a bacterium
Derived Forms
microphytic (ˌmaɪkrəʊˈfɪtɪk) adjective
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