gamophyllous

[ gam-uh-fil-uh s ]
/ ˌgæm əˈfɪl əs /

adjective Botany.

having leaves united by their edges.

Nearby words

  1. gamo-,
  2. gamogenesis,
  3. gamogenetic,
  4. gamone,
  5. gamopetalous,
  6. gamosepalous,
  7. gamow,
  8. gamow, george,
  9. gamp,
  10. gams

Origin of gamophyllous

First recorded in 1870–75; gamo- + -phyllous

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British Dictionary definitions for gamophyllous

gamophyllous

/ (ˌɡæməʊˈfɪləs) /

adjective

(of flowers) having united leaves or perianth segments
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