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NOUN (1)

1. plant that derives moisture and nutrients from the air and rain; usually grows on another plant but not parasitic on it;
[syn: air plant, epiphyte, aerophyte, epiphytic plant]

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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Epiphyte \Ep"i*phyte\, n. [Gr. 'epi` upon + fyto`n plant, ? to grow: cf. F. ['e]piphyte.] 1. (Bot.) An air plant which grows on other plants, but does not derive its nourishment from them. See Air plant. [1913 Webster] 2. (Med.) A vegetable parasite growing on the surface of the body. Epiphytic
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

epiphyte n 1: plant that derives moisture and nutrients from the air and rain; usually grows on another plant but not parasitic on it [syn: air plant, epiphyte, aerophyte, epiphytic plant]