Phyllocladia
Phyllocladium Phyl`lo*cla"di*um, n.; pl. {Phyllocladia}. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a leaf + ? a sprout.] (Bot.) A flattened stem or branch which more or less resembles a leaf, and performs the function of a leaf as regards respiration and assimilation. [1913 Webster]

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  • Phyllocladium — Phyl lo*cla di*um, n.; pl. {Phyllocladia}. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a leaf + ? a sprout.] (Bot.) A flattened stem or branch which more or less resembles a leaf, and performs the function of a leaf as regards respiration and assimilation. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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