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  1. variant of phyllo- before a vowel: phyllite.
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  1. variant of -phyllo as final element of compound words: sporophyll.
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  • You know, Phyll, she said with a laugh, you arent at all soft to land on.

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British Dictionary definitions for phyll



n combining form
  1. leafchlorophyll
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Word Origin

from Greek phullon
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