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A land plant that grows in an environment having a moderate amount of moisture.
mes′o·phyt′ic (-fĭt′ĭk) adj.
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(Plants) any plant that grows in surroundings receiving an average supply of water
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mes•o•phyte(ˈmɛz əˌfaɪt, ˈmɛs-, ˈmi zə-, -sə-)
a plant growing under conditions of well-balanced moisture supply.
mes`o•phyt′ic (-ˈfɪt ɪk) adj.
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|Noun||1.||mesophyte - land plant growing in surroundings having an average supply of water; compare xerophyte and hydrophyte|
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