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Thalidone
Thallate
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thallophyte definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: any of a group of cryptogamic organisms consisting principally of a thallus and thus showing no differentiation into stem and root and leaf

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: ultimately from Greek thallos + phyton plant more at phyt- Date: 1854 any of a group of plants or plantlike organisms (as algae and fungi) that lack differentiated stems, leaves, and roots and that were formerly classified as a primary division (Thallophyta) of the plant kingdom thallophytic adjective

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. Bot. a plant having a thallus, e.g. alga, fungus, or lichen. Etymology: mod.L Thallophyta (as THALLUS) + -PHYTE

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Thallophyte Thal"lo*phyte, n. [Gr. ? young shoot + -phyte.] (Bot.) A plant belonging to the Thallophyta. -- Thal`lo*phyt"ic, a.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Thallophyte Thal"lo*phyte, n. [Gr. ? young shoot + ? plant.] (Bot.) Same as Thallogen.



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