hydrophytic
adjective see hydrophyte

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • hydrophytic — adjective growing wholly or partially in water water lilies are hydrophytic • Similar to: ↑hydric • Derivationally related forms: ↑hydrophyte * * * adjective see hydrophyte * * * hydrophytic / fitˈik/ …   Useful english dictionary

  • hydrophytic — See hydrophyte. * * * …   Universalium

  • hydrophytic — adj. aquatic, growing in water or very moist soil …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hydrophytic — hy·dro·phyt·ic …   English syllables

  • hydrophytic plant — noun a plant that grows partly or wholly in water whether rooted in the mud, as a lotus, or floating without anchorage, as the water hyacinth • Syn: ↑aquatic plant, ↑water plant, ↑hydrophyte • Derivationally related forms: ↑hydrophytic (for:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • hydrophyte — hydrophytic /huy dreuh fit ik/, adj. hydrophytism, n. /huy dreuh fuyt /, n. a plant that grows in water or very moist ground; an aquatic plant. [1825 35; HYDRO 1 + PHYTE] * * * …   Universalium

  • tree — treelike, adj. /tree/, n., v., treed, treeing. n. 1. a plant having a permanently woody main stem or trunk, ordinarily growing to a considerable height, and usually developing branches at some distance from the ground. 2. any of various shrubs,… …   Universalium

  • Tree — /tree/, n. Sir Herbert Beerbohm /bear bohm/, (Herbert Beerbohm), 1853 1917, English actor and theater manager; brother of Max Beerbohm. * * * I Woody perennial plant. Most trees have a single self supporting trunk containing woody tissues, and in …   Universalium

  • Matta, Swat — Matta (Urdu: مٹہ) is a town in Swat District, North West Frontier Province, Pakistan. It is located at 35°5 35N 72°18 35E and has an altitude of 1120 metres. References Matta City: historical perspectives of natural resource dynamics The Matta… …   Wikipedia

  • aquatic plant — noun a plant that grows partly or wholly in water whether rooted in the mud, as a lotus, or floating without anchorage, as the water hyacinth • Syn: ↑water plant, ↑hydrophyte, ↑hydrophytic plant • Derivationally related forms: ↑hydrophytic (for:… …   Useful english dictionary

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