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metaphyte

[met-uh-fahyt] /ˈmɛt əˌfaɪt/
noun, Botany
1.
a multicellular plant.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; meta- + -phyte
Related forms
metaphytic
[met-uh-fit-ik] /ˌmɛt əˈfɪt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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