phyllomania

[ fil-uh-mey-nee-uh, -meyn-yuh ]
/ ˌfɪl əˈmeɪ ni ə, -ˈmeɪn yə /

noun Botany.

the production of leaves in abnormal numbers or places.

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Origin of phyllomania

First recorded in 1660–70; phyllo- + -mania

OTHER WORDS FROM phyllomania

phyl·lo·ma·ni·ac, adjective
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