Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun 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.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Bot.) Any plant of a proposed class or grand division (Zygophytes, Zygophyta, or Zygosporeæ), in which reproduction consists in the union of two similar cells. Cf. oöphyte.

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

Etymologies

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zygote + -phyte

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