cormophyte

noun

any of the Cormophyta, a major division (now obsolete) of plants having a stem, root, and leaves: includes the mosses, ferns, and seed plants

Nearby words

  1. corliss,
  2. corm,
  3. cormack,
  4. cormack, allan macleod,
  5. cormel,
  6. cormorant,
  7. corn,
  8. corn beef,
  9. corn belt,
  10. corn borer

Derived Formscormophytic (ˌkɔːməˈfɪtɪk), adjective

Word Origin for cormophyte

C19: from Greek kormos tree trunk + -phyte

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