Definition of -phyte in English:

-phyte

combining form

  • Denoting a plant or plant-like organism: epiphyte

Derivatives

-phytic

Pronunciation: /ˈfɪtɪk/
combining form
In corresponding adjectives.

Origin

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

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