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1. (Environmental Science) any plant that is adapted to grow well in the dry savannah
2. (Palaeontology) any of various extinct primitive plants of the Upper Silurian and Devonian periods, lacking true roots and leaves but having a creeping rhizome and a cylindrical branching stem with a central vascular strand
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|Noun||1.||psilophyte - any plant of the order Psilophytales: a savannah plant|
tracheophyte, vascular plant - green plant having a vascular system: ferns, gymnosperms, angiosperms
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