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a combining form meaning “having leaves” of the kind or number specified by the initial element: diphyllous; monophyllous.

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Origin of -phyllous

<Greek -phyllos, derivative of phýllon leaf
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British Dictionary definitions for -phyllous

-phyllous

adj combining form

having leaves of a specified number or typemonophyllous

Word Origin for -phyllous

from Greek -phullos of a leaf
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