hygrophyte

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

hygro- (moist) +‎ -phyte (plant)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhaɪɡrəʊfaɪt/

Noun[edit]

hygrophyte (plural hygrophytes)

  1. (biology) Any plant that grows wholly in water, either rooted to the bottom or floating freely.