aerophyte

[ air-uh-fahyt ]
/ ˈɛər əˌfaɪt /

noun Botany.

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Origin of aerophyte

First recorded in 1830–40; aero- + -phyte
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British Dictionary definitions for aerophyte

aerophyte
/ (ˈɛərəˌfaɪt) /

noun

another name for epiphyte
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Scientific definitions for aerophyte

aerophyte
[ ârə-fīt′ ]

See epiphyte.
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