American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. See epiphyte.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A plant which lives exclusively in air, absorbing all its nourishment from it alone, as some orchids and many Bromeliaceæ; an air-plant. See epiphyte.
- n. An epiphyte
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Bot.) A plant growing entirely in the air, and receiving its nourishment from it; an air plant or epiphyte.
- n. plant that derives moisture and nutrients from the air and rain; usually grows on another plant but not parasitic on it
- aero- + -phyte (Wiktionary)
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