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psammophyte

[sam-uh-fahyt]
noun
  1. 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
Related formspsam·mo·phyt·ic [saem-uh-fit-ik] /ˌsæɛm əˈfɪt ɪk/, adjective
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