Dictionary.com

chlorophyllase

[ klawr-uh-fil-eys, -eyz, klohr-; klawr-uh-fuh-leys, -leyz, klohr- ]
/ ˌklɔr əˈfɪl eɪs, -eɪz, ˌkloʊr-; ˈklɔr ə fəˌleɪs, -ˌleɪz, ˈkloʊr- /
Save This Word!

noun Biochemistry.
an enzyme found in plants that decomposes chlorophyll by removing the phytol chain.
QUIZ
GOOSES. GEESES. I WANT THIS QUIZ ON PLURAL NOUNS!
Test how much you really know about regular and irregular plural nouns with this quiz.
Question 1 of 9
Which of the following nouns has an irregular plural form?

Origin of chlorophyllase

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022
FEEDBACK