from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A land plant that grows in an environment having a moderate amount of moisture.
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- n. Any normal terrestrial plant that grows in environments having an average supply of water
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A plant which is adapted to live under conditiona of medium moisture and dryness; a plant intermediate between the hydrophytes and the xerophytes.
- n. Same as mesophytum.
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- n. land plant growing in surroundings having an average supply of water; compare xerophyte and hydrophyte
meso- + -phyte (Wiktionary)