[ sam-uh-fahyt ]
/ ˈsæm əˌfaɪt /
a plant that grows in sand or sandy soil.
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Origin of psammophyte
1900–05; <Greek psammo- (combining form of psámmos sand) + -phyte
OTHER WORDS FROM psammophytepsam·mo·phyt·ic [saem-uh-fit-ik], /ˌsæɛm əˈfɪt ɪk/, adjective
Words nearby psammophyte
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