Definition of polytrophy in English:

polytrophy

noun

  • Ecology. The property of being rich in nutrients, or a particular category of nutrient.

Origin

Mid 17th century (in an earlier sense). From Hellenistic Greek πολυτροϕία excess of nourishment from πολυτρόϕος + ancient Greek -ία; compare -trophy.

Pronunciation

polytrophy

/pəˈlɪtrəfi/