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phycobiont

[fahy-koh-bahy-ont]
noun
  1. the algae component of a lichen.
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Origin of phycobiont

First recorded in 1957; phyco- + -biont
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British Dictionary definitions for phycobiont

phycobiont

noun
  1. botany the algal constituent of a lichenCompare mycobiont
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