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(Botany) any plant that grows in wet or waterlogged soil
hygrophytic adj
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(ˈhaɪ drəˌfaɪt)

a plant that grows in water or very moist ground; an aquatic plant.
hy`dro•phyt′ic (-ˈfɪt ɪk) adj.
hy′dro•phyt`ism, n.
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Noun1.hygrophyte - a plant that grows in a moist habitat
plant life, flora, plant - (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
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