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hygrophyte

Syllabification: hy·gro·phyte
Pronunciation: /ˈhīɡrəˌfīt
 
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Definition of hygrophyte in English:

noun

Botany
A plant that grows in wet conditions.
Example sentences
  • Therefore, the distribution and growth habitat of hydrophyte and hygrophyte were investigated.
  • A few hygrophytes and tropophytes are also met with, but under exceptional circumstances.
  • Despite these unsympathetic harsh changes there are still many hygrophytes in the limited remaining marsh-lands.

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