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macrophyte

[mak-ruh-fahyt] /ˈmæk rəˌfaɪt/
noun, Botany
1.
a plant, especially a marine plant, large enough to be visible to the naked eye.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; macro- + -phyte
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  • Lake level drawdown as a macrophyte control technique.
  • macrophyte removal of suspended solids from the water column was demonstrated by the presence of bed vegetation.

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