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Pronunciation:  'hIdru`fIt

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a plant that grows partly or wholly in water whether rooted in the mud, as a lotus, or floating without anchorage, as the water hyacinth

HYDROPHYTE is a 10 letter word that starts with H.


 Synonyms: aquatic plant, hydrophytic plant, water plant
 See Also: American frogbit, arrow arum, awlwort, bog myrtle, bog plant, bogbean, buckbean, caltrop, cryptocoryne, duckweed, eelgrass, Eichhornia crassipes, Eichhornia spesiosa, Eriocaulon aquaticum, featherfoil, frogbit, frog's-bit, golden club, golden saxifrage, golden spleen, grass wrack, Heteranthera dubia, hornwort, hydrilla, Hydrilla verticillata, Hydrocharis morsus-ranae, Limnodium spongia, marsh plant, marsh trefoil, Menyanthes trifoliata, mud plantain, naiad, Orontium aquaticum, pad, pickerel weed, pickerelweed, pipewort, pistia, Pistia stratiotes, Pistia stratoites, pondweed, Pontederia cordata, Ranunculus aquatilis, sea wrack, Subularia aquatica, swamp plant, tape grass, tracheophyte, Vallisneria spiralis, vascular plant, Veronica anagallis-aquatica, Veronica michauxii, wampee, water buttercup, water cabbage, water chestnut, water chestnut plant, water crowfoot, water hyacinth, water lettuce, water lily, water milfoil, water nymph, water orchid, water pimpernel, water shamrock, water speedwell, water star grass, water starwort, water trumpet, waterweed, wild celery, Zostera marina



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Hy"dro*phyte\, n. [Gr. ? + ? plant: cf. F.
An aquatic plant; an alga.

Biology Dictionary
  1. An aquatic plant living on or in water.
  2. A plant which can grow only in very wet soil, or which grows with its leaves partly or completely underwater.