Scrabble Bingo of the Day: OOPHYTE


OOPHYTE  65 points (15 points without the bingo)

Definition: a stage of development in certain plants [n]

More specifically, in botany, the gametophyte in mosses, liverworts, and ferns, resulting from the development of a fertilized egg. The word comes from its grand division, Oophyta (not a Scrabble word) and literally means "egg-plants", which refers to the character of the female reproductive system in the plants, which slightly resembles the ovum in animals.

Inflections: OOPHYTES [pl.]  OOPHYTIC [adj.]

Scrabble Bingo of the Day: OOPHYTE Photo by brewbooks

Scrabble Bingo of the Day: OOPHYTE  Photo by flickrPrince

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