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hygrophyte

[hahy-gruh-fahyt] /ˈhaɪ grəˌfaɪt/
noun
1.
a plant that thrives in wet or very moist ground.
2.
a hydrophyte.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; hygro- + -phyte
Related forms
hygrophytic
[hahy-gruh-fit-ik] /ˌhaɪ grəˈfɪt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
hygrophilous
[hahy-grof-uh-luh s] /haɪˈgrɒf ə ləs/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for hygrophilous

hygrophilous

/haɪˈɡrɒfɪləs/
adjective
1.
(of a plant) growing in moist places
Derived Forms
hygrophile (ˈhaɪɡrəʊˌfaɪl) noun

hygrophyte

/ˈhaɪɡrəˌfaɪt/
noun
1.
any plant that grows in wet or waterlogged soil
Derived Forms
hygrophytic (ˌhaɪɡrəˈfɪtɪk) adjective
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