Try Our Apps


Avoid these words. Seriously.


a combining form meaning “having leaves” of the kind or number specified by the initial element:
diphyllous; monophyllous.
Origin of -phyllous
< Greek -phyllos, derivative of phýllon leaf Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for -phyllous


combining form
having leaves of a specified number or type: monophyllous
Word Origin
from Greek -phullos of a leaf
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Nearby words for -phyllous

Word Value for -phyllous

Scrabble Words With Friends