Definition of protophytic in English:

protophytic

adjective

Botany
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  • Belonging or relating to the class Protophyta.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Lancet. From scientific Latin Protophyta + -ic.

Pronunciation

protophytic

/ˌprəʊtə(ʊ)ˈfɪtɪk/