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Definition of the noun aerophyte

What does aerophyte mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: aerophytes

  1. plant that derives moisture and nutrients from the air and rain; usually grows on another plant but not parasitic on it

Alternative definition of the noun aerophyte


  1. An epiphyte

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Google previewA Dictionary of Medical Science (1893)

by Robley Dunglison

/EIPATHIA 25 AEROPHYTE continued fever; disease continuing with suffering or without prospect of cure. JEipathi'a. Aipathia. .Sluxopsis, e-lu-rop'sis (ailouros, cat , opsin, vision). Cat's-eye, seen in Mongolians, in whom the palpebral fissure is ...

Google previewThe Handy English Word Book, Forming a Complete Dictionary Appendix (1877)

Containing English Spellings and Spelling Rules; the Dictionary of English Inflected Words; Punctuation Based on the Analysis of Sentences; a Copious List of Foreign Quotations Re-spelt for Pronunciation

aerophyte. cuphuistic. child. inarch. alphabetical. geography. chill. interchange. amorphous. graphic. chillies. kerchief. amphibious. hemisphere, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Botanical Terms (1892)

by Arthur Alger Crozier

AIR-PLANT, a plant growing in the air detached from the soil, as certain orchids; aerophyte. Generally applied only to epiphytic flowering plants. AIR-FORE, see STOMA. LKENE' see ACHENIIZM. KLL (pl. K113), see WING. KL1BAS'TRfiM, an ...

Google previewBlackwell's Nursing Dictionary (2013)

by Dawn Freshwater, Sian Masiln-Prothero

aerophyte (air′ -ō-fit): An organism that lives on air or oxygen. aeroplethysmograph (air′ -ō-ple-thiz′-mo- graf): An apparatus for measuring and registering the amount of air inspired and ...

Google previewPocket Medical Dictionary (1999)

by B. Jain Publishers Staff

Aerophyte, a'-er-o-fit. A plant living exclusively in the air. Aeroplethysmograph, a- er-o-pleth-is'-mo-graf. An instrument to record the respired air. A'eroscope. An instrument for the examination of air-dust. Aerostatics, a-er-o-stat'-iks. The science ...

Google previewChambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D)

by Various

Aerophyte,ā′ėrofīt, n.aplantnourished by theair,as epiphytal orchids andmanylichens.[Gr.aēr,air,phyton, a plant.] Aerostat ...

Google previewConcept S Dictionary Of Agricultural Sciences (1992)

by I. C. Gupta, S. K. Gupta

Aerophyte A plant growing attached to an aerial portion of another plant. Also epiphyte. Aerosols Finely divided antiseptic solutions sprayed into the air. Aesculus indica See Indian horse chestnut.

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)

AEROPHYTE Noun. (Greek, aer = air + phyton = plant. PL, Aerophytes.) An Epiphyte. See Habitat. Cf. Halophyte; Hydrophyte; Psammophyte. AEROPLANKTON Noun. (Greek, aer = air + plangktos = wandering. PL, Aeroplanktons.) Organisms ...

Google previewEnglish spellings and spelling rules. [With] The dictionary of English inflected words [and] Punctuation: also, foreign phrases and quotations. Forming pt.1 (-3) of the Handy English word book (1876)

by James Stormonth

aerophyte. euphuistic. child. inarch. alphabetical. geography.

Google previewNuttall's spelling bee guide, condensed from Nuttall's standard pronouncing dictionary, Warne's ed (1876)

Aerophyte, ayr'-o-file — a plant which lives exclusively in the air. Aerostat, ayr'-o- stal—a. machine or vessel capable of sustaining Aerostatic, ayr-o-staf-ik — suspending in air. [weights in the air. Aerostation, ayr-os-ta'-shun — the science of ...

Google previewThe American Heritage Science Dictionary (2005)

by American Heritage Dictionary

Also called aerophyte, air plant.

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The value of this 9-letter word is 17 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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