What does -phyte mean?

-phyte in AZ Dictionary

(s) A plant with a specified character or habitat: halophyte.
(s) A pathological growth: osteophyte.
(s) A taxonomic band of flowers or algae, e.g. arthrophyte, cyanophyte.

Related Sources

  • Etymologically Related for "-phyte"
    • phyto-, -phyta
89 votes

How would you define -phyte?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!