HyperDic: saprophytic

English > 2 senses of the word saprophytic:
ADJECTIVEpertsaprophyticobtaining food osmotically from dissolved organic material
allsaprophytic(of some plants or fungi) feeding on dead or decaying organic matter
English > saprophytic: 2 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningObtaining food osmotically from dissolved organic material.
Spanishsaprofítico
Nounssaprophytean organism that feeds on dead organic matter especially a fungus or bacterium
English > saprophytic: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaning(of some plants or fungi) feeding on dead or decaying organic matter.
CategoryFungi, kingdom Fungi, fungus kingdomThe taxonomic kingdom including yeast, molds, smuts, mushrooms, and toadstools
plant, flora, plant life(botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
Broaderherbivorousfeeding only on plants
Spanishsaprofítico, saprófito
Nounssaprophytean organism that feeds on dead organic matter especially a fungus or bacterium

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