Definition of -phyte in English:

-phyte

Syllabification: -phyte

combining form

Denoting a plant or plantlike organism: epiphyte

Origin

from Greek phuton 'a plant', from phuein 'come into being'.

Definition of -phyte in:

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Word of the day neoteny
Pronunciation: nēˈätn-ē
noun
retention of juvenile features in the adult animal