heliotropic etymology

English word heliotropic comes from English heliotropism

Detailed word origin of heliotropic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
heliotropism English (eng) The property of some plants of turning under the influence of light; either positively (towards the light) or negatively (away from the light).
heliotropic English (eng) Exhibiting heliotropism.

Words with the same origin as heliotropic

Descendants of heliotropism
apheliotropic