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tracheophyte

[trey-kee-uh-fahyt]
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noun
  1. any plant of the former division Tracheophyta, comprising all the vascular plants.

Origin of tracheophyte

First recorded in 1935–40, tracheophyte is from the New Latin word Tracheophyta name of the division. See tracheo-, -phyte
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British Dictionary definitions for tracheophyte

tracheophyte

noun
  1. any plant that has a conducting system of xylem and phloem elements; a vascular plant
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tracheophyte in Science

tracheophyte

[trākē-ə-fīt′]
  1. See vascular plant.
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