Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any plant of a proposed class or grand division in which reproduction consists in the union of two similar cells.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Any plant of a proposed class or grand division (Zygophytes, Zygophyta, or Zygospore√¶), in which reproduction consists in the union of two similar cells. Cf. o√∂phyte.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A plant characterized by the production of zygospores; a plant in which reproduction consists in a confluence of two similar protoplasmic masses. See cut under conjugation, 4.

Etymologies

zygote + -phyte (Wiktionary)

Examples

Sorry, no example sentences found.

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.