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zoophyte

[zoh-uh-fahyt] /ˈzoʊ əˌfaɪt/
noun
1.
any of various invertebrate animals resembling a plant, as a coral or a sea anemone.
Origin
1615-1625
1615-25; < Neo-Latin zōophyton < Greek zōióphyton. See zoo-, -phyte
Related forms
zoophytic
[zoh-uh-fit-ik] /ˌzoʊ əˈfɪt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
zoophytical, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for zoophyte

zoophyte

/ˈzəʊəˌfaɪt/
noun
1.
any animal resembling a plant, such as a sea anemone
Derived Forms
zoophytic (ˌzəʊəˈfɪtɪk), zoophytical, adjective
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