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pteridophyte

pte·rid·o·phyte

pteridophyte

pronunciation:
t rI d faIt [or] te rih do faIt
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part of speech: noun
definition: in some systems of classification, a division of plants that have true vascular roots, stems, and leaves and that reproduce by means of spores, such as ferns, club mosses, or horsetails.
derivations: pteridophytic (adj.), pteridophytous (adj.)
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The word pteridophyte contains the following part:
phyt, phyto, -phyte Greek root that means plant; plant growth