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therophyte

[theer-uh-fahyt] /ˈθɪər əˌfaɪt/
noun, Botany
1.
a plant living only one year or one growing season.
Origin
< Greek théro(s) summer + -phyte
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therophyte

/ˈθɪərəˌfaɪt/
noun
1.
a plant that overwinters as a seed
Word Origin
from Greek theros summer + -phyte
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