[ hahy-drof-uh-luhs ]
/ haɪˈdrɒf ə ləs /
pollinated by the agency of water.
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Origin of hydrophilous
OTHER WORDS FROM hydrophiloushy·droph·i·ly, noun
Words nearby hydrophilous
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Hydrophilous: applied to species living in low, damp places.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith
British Dictionary definitions for hydrophilous
/ (haɪˈdrɒfɪləs) /
botany growing in or pollinated by water
Derived forms of hydrophiloushydrophily, noun
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