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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In phytogeography, an autotrophic plant.

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  • noun Any plant capable of synthesizing its own food from simple organic substances

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  • noun plant capable of synthesizing its own food from simple organic substances

Etymologies

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auto- + -phyte

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