zoochore

zoochore

[zoh-uh-kawr, -kohr]
noun Botany.
a plant whose structure adapts it for dispersion by animals.

Origin:
1900–05; zoo- + -chore, combining form representing Greek chōreîn to make way

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zoochorous (ˌzəʊəˈkɔːrəs)
 
adj
(of a plant) having the spores or seeds dispersed by animals
 
[from zoo- + -chore + -ous]
 
'zoochore
 
n

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