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2 Alternative Words Similar to saprophyte

1 Being Noun      Synonym Words Like Being
2 Organism Noun      Synonym Words Like Organism

2 definitions of saprophyte

1 In botany, a plant that grows on decaying vegetable matter, as many species of fungi, the Indian-pipe, etc. Also called humus-plant. See hysterophyte and Fungi.
2 an organism that feeds on dead organic matter especially a fungus or bacterium
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