therophyte

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek θέρος ‎(théros, summer) +‎ -phyte ‎(plant).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈthɪərəʊfaɪt/

Noun[edit]

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therophyte ‎(plural therophytes)

  1. (biology) Any plant which survives unfavourable seasons in the form of seeds only

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