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hygrophyte

[ hahy-gruh-fahyt ]
/ ˈhaɪ grəˌfaɪt /
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noun

a plant that thrives in wet or very moist ground.
a hydrophyte.

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Origin of hygrophyte

First recorded in 1900–05; hygro- + -phyte

OTHER WORDS FROM hygrophyte

hy·gro·phyt·ic [hahy-gruh-fit-ik], /ˌhaɪ grəˈfɪt ɪk/, hy·groph·i·lous [hahy-grof-uh-luhs], /haɪˈgrɒf ə ləs/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for hygrophyte

hygrophyte
/ (ˈhaɪɡrəˌfaɪt) /

noun

any plant that grows in wet or waterlogged soil

Derived forms of hygrophyte

hygrophytic (ˌhaɪɡrəˈfɪtɪk), adjective
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