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Dictionary entry overview: What does saprophyte mean?
• SAPROPHYTE (noun)
The noun SAPROPHYTE has 1 sense:
1. an organism that feeds on dead organic matter especially a fungus or bacterium
Familiarity information: SAPROPHYTE used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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An organism that feeds on dead organic matter especially a fungus or bacterium
Nouns denoting plants
saprophyte; saprophytic organism
Hypernyms ("saprophyte" is a kind of...):
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