from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A plant which lives exclusively in air, absorbing all its nourishment from it alone, as some orchids and many Bromeliaceæ; an air-plant. See
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Bot.) A plant growing entirely in the air, and receiving its nourishment from it; an air plant or epiphyte.
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- noun An
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- noun plant that derives moisture and nutrients from the air and rain; usually grows on another plant but not parasitic on it
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aero- + -phyte
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