ombrophyte etymology

English word ombrophyte comes from English -phyte, Ancient Greek ὄμβρος

Detailed word origin of ombrophyte

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-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.
ὄμβρος Ancient Greek (grc)
ombrophyte English (eng) (biology) Any plant that is adapted to rainy conditions or habitats.

Words with the same origin as ombrophyte

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