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  • suffix A taxonomic group of plants or algae, e.g. arthrophyte, cyanophyte.
  • suffix A plant that grows in a specified habitat, e.g. acrophyte.
  • suffix A plant that grows in a specified form or habit, e.g. anthophyte, macrophyte.
  • suffix A pathological growth, e.g. osteophyte.

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek φυτόν (phuton, "plant").

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