hydrophilous


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hy·droph·i·lous

 (hī-drŏf′ə-ləs)
adj. Botany
1. Growing or thriving in water.
2. Pollinated by pollen that is carried by water.

hy·droph′i·ly n.

hydrophilous

(haɪˈdrɒfɪləs)
adj
(Botany) botany growing in or pollinated by water
hyˈdrophily n

hy•droph•i•lous

(haɪˈdrɒf ə ləs)

adj.
growing in water.
[1850–55; < New Latin hydrophilus. See hydro-1, -philous]
hy•droph′i•ly, n.