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OTHER WORDS FROM aphyllousa·phyl·ly, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for aphyllous
/ (əˈfɪləs) /
(of plants) having no leaves
Derived forms of aphyllousaphylly, noun
Word Origin for aphyllous
C19: from New Latin aphyllus, from Greek aphullos, from a- 1 + phullon leaf
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Scientific definitions for aphyllous
[ ā-fĭl′əs ]
Bearing no leaves; leafless. Aphyllous plants conduct photosynthesis in their stems and branches.
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