microphyte

[ mahy-kruh-fahyt ]

noun
  1. a microscopic plant.

Origin of microphyte

1
First recorded in 1860–65; micro- + -phyte

Other words from microphyte

  • mi·cro·phyt·ic [mahy-kruh-fit-ik], /ˌmaɪ krəˈfɪt ɪk/, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for microphyte

microphyte

/ (ˈmaɪkrəʊˌfaɪt) /


noun
  1. an obsolete name for a bacterium

Derived forms of microphyte

  • microphytic (ˌmaɪkrəʊˈfɪtɪk), adjective

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