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stenophyllous

[sten-oh-fil-uh s]
adjective Botany.
  1. having narrow leaves.
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Origin of stenophyllous

First recorded in 1875–80; steno- + -phyllous
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Examples from the Web for stenophyllous

Historical Examples of stenophyllous

  • Stenos, Greek for narrow; hence Stenophyllous, narrow-leaved, &c.

    The Elements of Botany

    Asa Gray


British Dictionary definitions for stenophyllous

stenophyllous

adjective
  1. (of plants) having narrow leaves
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