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1. saprophyte

noun. an organism that feeds on dead organic matter especially a fungus or bacterium.

Synonyms

  • being
  • saprophytic organism

Antonyms

  • prokaryote
  • stander
  • sitter

Etymology

  • -phyte (English)
  • φυτόν (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • sapro- (English)
  • σαπρός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Sentences with saprophyte


1. Noun, singular or mass
This yellow fungus parasol mushroom is actually beneficial to your soil because it is a saprophyte.

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