Definitions for macrophyteˈmæk rəˌfaɪt

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mac•ro•phyteˈmæk rəˌfaɪt(n.)

  1. a plant, esp. a marine plant, large enough to be visible to the naked eye.

    Category: Botany

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  1. macrophyte(Noun)

    Any normal macroscopic plant, especially an aquatic one.

  2. Origin: macro- + -phyte


  1. Macrophyte

    A macrophyte is an aquatic plant that grows in or near water and is either emergent, submergent, or floating. In lakes macrophytes provide cover for fish and substrate for aquatic invertebrates, produce oxygen, and act as food for some fish and wildlife.


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