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zygophyte

[ zahy-guh-fahyt, zig-uh- ]

noun

  1. a plant that reproduces by means of zygospores.


zygophyte

/ ˈzaɪɡəʊˌfaɪt; ˈzɪɡ- /

noun

  1. a plant, such as an alga, that reproduces by means of zygospores


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Word History and Origins

Origin of zygophyte1

First recorded in 1880–85; zygo- + -phyte

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