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epiphyseal | epiphysial | epiphysis | epiphysis cerebri | epiphytal | epiphyte | epiphytic | epiphytic plant | epiphytical | epiphytotic | epiplastron

epiphyte

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Noun
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ep=i=phyte

CIDE DICTIONARY

epiphyten. [Gr. 'epi` upon + fyto`n plant, to grow: cf. F. épiphyte.].
  •  An air plant which grows on other plants, but does not derive its nourishment from them. See Air plant.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A vegetable parasite growing on the surface of the body.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

epiphyte, n. a plant growing but not parasitic on another, e.g. a moss.

Derivative
epiphytal adj. epiphytic adj.
Etymology
EPI- + Gk phuton plant

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