diphyllous

[dahy-fil-uh s]

adjective Botany.

having two leaves.

Nearby words

  1. diphthongize,
  2. diphycercal,
  3. diphyletic,
  4. diphyllobothriasis,
  5. diphyllobothrium,
  6. diphyodont,
  7. dipivefrin hydrochloride,
  8. dipl.,
  9. diplacusis,
  10. diplegia

Origin of diphyllous

From the New Latin word diphyllus, dating back to 1780–90. See di-1, -phyllous

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British Dictionary definitions for diphyllous

diphyllous

adjective

(of certain plants) having two leaves
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