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phyllome

[ fil-ohm ]
/ ˈfɪl oʊm /
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noun Botany.
a leaf of a plant.
a structure corresponding to a plant leaf.
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Origin of phyllome

1855–60; <New Latin phyllōma<Greek phýllōma foliage. See phyll-, -oma

OTHER WORDS FROM phyllome

phyl·lom·ic [fi-lom-ik, -loh-mik], /fɪˈlɒm ɪk, -ˈloʊ mɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for phyllome

phyllome
/ (ˈfɪləʊm) /

noun
a leaf or a leaflike organ

Derived forms of phyllome

phyllomic (fɪˈlɒmɪk, -ˈləʊ-), adjective
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Scientific definitions for phyllome

phyllome
[ fĭlōm′ ]

A leaf or a plant part that evolved from a leaf.
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