[ fil-ohm ]
/ ˈfɪl oʊm /
a leaf of a plant.
a structure corresponding to a plant leaf.
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OTHER WORDS FROM phyllomephyl·lom·ic [fi-lom-ik, -loh-mik], /fɪˈlɒm ɪk, -ˈloʊ mɪk/, adjective
Words nearby phyllome
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Phyllome, foliar parts, those answering to leaves in their nature.The Elements of Botany|Asa Gray
British Dictionary definitions for phyllome
/ (ˈfɪləʊm) /
a leaf or a leaflike organ
Derived forms of phyllomephyllomic (fɪˈlɒmɪk, -ˈləʊ-), adjective
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Scientific definitions for phyllome
[ fĭl′ōm′ ]
A leaf or a plant part that evolved from a leaf.
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