/ (ˈfænərəˌfaɪt, fəˈnɛrə-) /
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a tree or shrub that bears its perennating buds more than 25 cm above the level of the soil
ARE YOU A TRUE BLUE CHAMPION OF THESE "BLUE" SYNONYMS?
We could talk until we're blue in the face about this quiz on words for the color "blue," but we think you should take the quiz and find out if you're a whiz at these colorful terms.
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Which of the following words describes “sky blue”?
Word Origin for phanerophyte
C20: from Greek phanero- visible + -phyte
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