Definition of zoophyte in English:
nounZoology , dated
A plantlike animal, especially a coral, sea anemone, sponge, or sea lily.
- There resulted, he proposed, eleven general grades with man at the apex and the zoophytes at the bottom, the zoophytes being invertebrate animals resembling plants.
- A bottle was produced which was said to contain certain zoophytes.
- Sheer chance had placed me in the presence of the most valuable specimens of this zoophyte.
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