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chlorophyllous

[klawr-uh-fil-uh s, klohr-]
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adjective
  1. of or containing chlorophyll.
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Also chlo·ro·phyl·lose [klawr-uh-fil-ohs, klohr-] /ˌklɔr əˈfɪl oʊs, ˌkloʊr-/.

Origin of chlorophyllous

First recorded in 1870–75; chlorophyll + -ous
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Examples from the Web for chlorophyllous

Historical Examples

  • In a well developed large vascular bundle the chlorophyllous layer is open below just close to the sclerenchymatous band.

    A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses

    Rai Bahadur K. Ranga Achariyar

  • In the secondary bundles the sclerenchyma band above is separated from the chlorophyllous layer by two layers of parenchyma.

    A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses

    Rai Bahadur K. Ranga Achariyar

  • The lower band of the primary vascular bundles is continuous with the vascular bundle, the chlorophyllous layer being open below.

    A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses

    Rai Bahadur K. Ranga Achariyar

  • The upper bands of the primary and the lower bands of the secondary vascular bundles just touch the chlorophyllous layer.

    A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses

    Rai Bahadur K. Ranga Achariyar