[ fahy-ton ]
/ ˈfaɪ tɒn /
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the smallest part of a stem, root, or leaf, that, when removed from a plant, may grow into a new plant.
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Origin of phyton
1840–50; <New Latin <Greek phŷton a plant
OTHER WORDS FROM phytonphy·ton·ic, adjective
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How to use phyton in a sentence
The marked stems of seedlings show greater growth towards the top of the growing phyton.Outlines of Lessons in Botany, Part I; From Seed to Leaf|Jane H. Newell
To which Phyton returned no other answer but this: "That they were then by one day happier than he."The Essays of Montaigne, Complete|Michel de Montaigne
British Dictionary definitions for phyton
/ (ˈfaɪtɒn) /
a unit of plant structure, usually considered as the smallest part of the plant that is capable of growth when detached from the parent plant
Word Origin for phyton
C20: from Greek. See -phyte
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