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Definition of autotroph noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

autotroph

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈɔːtətrəʊf//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɔːtətroʊf//
 
(biology)
 
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a living thing that is able to make its own food using simple chemical substances such as carbon dioxide compare heterotroph
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: autotroph