oceanophyte etymology

English word oceanophyte comes from English ocean, English -phyte

Detailed word origin of oceanophyte

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ocean English (eng) (countable) One of the large bodies of water separating the continents.. (figuratively) An immense expanse; any vast space or quantity without apparent limits.. (uncountable) Water belonging to an ocean.
-phyte English (eng) A pathological growth, e.g. osteophyte.. A plant that grows in a specified form or habit, e.g. anthophyte, macrophyte.. A plant that grows in a specified habitat, e.g. acrophyte.. A taxonomic group of plants or algae, e.g. arthrophyte, cyanophyte.
oceanophyte English (eng) (biology) an oceanic plant or plant life which exists in oceans.

Words with the same origin as oceanophyte

Descendants of ocean
Descendants of -phyte
bacillariophyte chamerophyte charophyte cormophytic dermatophytic dermophyte endophyte entomophyte euglenophyte holosaprophyte hydrophyte limnodophyte megaphyte nanophanerophyte ombrophyte oophyte oöphyte schizophyte spermaphyte xenophyte xerophytic zoophytic zosterophyllophyte zygophyte