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tracheophyte

[ trey-kee-uh-fahyt ]
/ ˈtreɪ ki əˌfaɪt /
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noun

any plant of the former division Tracheophyta, comprising all the vascular plants.

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Origin of tracheophyte

First recorded in 1935–40, tracheophyte is from the New Latin word Tracheophyta name of the division. See tracheo-, -phyte
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British Dictionary definitions for tracheophyte

tracheophyte
/ (ˈtreɪkɪəʊˌfaɪt) /

noun

any plant that has a conducting system of xylem and phloem elements; a vascular plant
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Scientific definitions for tracheophyte

tracheophyte
[ trākē-ə-fīt′ ]

See vascular plant.
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