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Meaning of SAPROPHYTIC

Pronunciation:  `sapru'fitik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  (of some plants or fungi) nourished on dead or decaying organic matter
  2. [adj]  obtaining food osmotically from dissolved organic material
 

SAPROPHYTIC is a 11 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: nourished
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sap`ro*phyt"ic\, a.
Feeding or growing upon decaying animal or vegetable matter;
pertaining to a saprophyte or the saprophytes.

 

 

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