ZYGOPHYTE

Etymology

Noun

zygophyte (plural zygophytes)

(botany) Any plant of a proposed class or grand division in which reproduction consists in the union of two similar cells.

Source: Wiktionary


Zy"go*phyte, n. Etym: [Gr. (Bot.)

Definition: Any plant of a proposed class or grand division (Zygophytes, Zygophyta, or Zygosporeæ), in which reproduction consists in the union of two similar cells. Cf. Oöphyte.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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