Definitions for aerophyte

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  1. air plant, epiphyte, aerophyte, epiphytic plant(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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  1. aerophyte(Noun)

    An epiphyte

  2. Origin: aero- + -phyte

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  1. Aerophyte(noun)

    a plant growing entirely in the air, and receiving its nourishment from it; an air plant or epiphyte

  2. Origin: [Aro- + Gr. fyto`n plant, fy`ein to grow: cf. F. arophyte.]

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