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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An organism that produces its own food through photosynthesis.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In botany, a plant which manufactures its own food, being in no sense saprophytic or parasitic.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an organism that produces its own food by photosynthesis

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