1. variant of phylo- before a vowel: phylic.

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  1. variant of -phyll. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use phyl- in a sentence

  • Tom was able to assist Phyl, and Sandy by now had recovered her faculties.

  • From the first roll of the pebble that had announced the presence of a third party, Phyl had experienced surprise after surprise.

    Mavericks | William MacLeod Raine
  • Phyl would not move a single step of the way to meet him, lest they take advantage of her absence to keep up the firing.

    Mavericks | William MacLeod Raine
  • But you want to remember one thing—if anything happens to you I cayn't square it with Phyl.

    Mavericks | William MacLeod Raine
  • As Jim descended from the rostrum, his roving gaze fell on Phyl Sanderson standing in the doorway.

    Mavericks | William MacLeod Raine