phylloid

[ fil-oid ]
/ ˈfɪl ɔɪd /
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adjective


Nearby words

  1. phyllocladous,
  2. phyllode,
  3. phyllodium,
  4. phyllody,
  5. phyllogenetic,
  6. phyllomania,
  7. phyllome,
  8. phyllomic,
  9. phyllophagous,
  10. phyllophore

Origin of phylloid

From the New Latin word phylloīdēs, dating back to 1855–60. See phyll-, -oid

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Examples from the Web for phylloid

  • He was trying to classify a Cyatho phylloid coral which he had just had the luck to find.

    A Cadet's Honor|Upton Sinclair


British Dictionary definitions for phylloid

phylloid

/ (ˈfɪlɔɪd) /

adjective

resembling a leaf
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