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thallophyte

thal·lo·phyte

thallophyte

 
pronunciation:
thae l faIt
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part of speech: noun
definition: any of several plants, such as fungi, lichens, and algae, that display no roots, stems, leaves, or flowers.
derivation: thallophytic (adj.)
Word Parts
The word thallophyte contains the following part:
phyt, phyto, -phyte Greek root that means plant; plant growth