Phyllophorous Phyl*loph"o*rous, a. [Phyllo- + Gr. fe`rein to bear.] (Bot.) Leaf-bearing; producing leaves. [1913 Webster]

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  • phyllophorous — fə̇ˈläf(ə)rəs adjective Etymology: Greek phyllophoros, from phyll + phoros phorous : producing leaves : leaf bearing phyllophorous plants …   Useful english dictionary

  • phyllophorous — phyl·loph·o·rous …   English syllables

  • phylliform —   a. leaf shaped.    ♦ phylline, a. leaf like.    ♦ phyllode ( /d), n. flattened stem functioning as leaf.    ♦ phyllogenetic, a. pertaining to production of, or producing, leaves.    ♦ phylloid, a. phylline.    ♦ phyllomania, n. abnormal leaf… …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • -phorous — f(ə)rəs adjective combining form Etymology: Greek phoros, from pherein to carry more at bear : carrying : ferous ascophorous phyllophorous androphorous …   Useful english dictionary

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