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aerophyte

[air-uh-fahyt] /ˈɛər əˌfaɪt/
noun, Botany
1.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; aero- + -phyte
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British Dictionary definitions for aerophyte

aerophyte

/ˈɛərəˌfaɪt/
noun
1.
another name for epiphyte
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Word Origin and History for aerophyte
n.

1840, perhaps via French aerophyte, from aero- + -phyte "plant."

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aerophyte in Science
aerophyte
  (âr'ə-fīt')   
See epiphyte.
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