zygophyte

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

zygo- (union; pair) +‎ -phyte (plant)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈzaɪɡə(ʊ)faɪt/, /ˈzɪɡə(ʊ)faɪt/

Noun[edit]

zygophyte (plural zygophytes)

  1. (botany) Any plant of a proposed class or grand division in which reproduction consists in the union of two similar cells.

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