Xiphophyllous
Xiphophyllous Xi*phoph"yl*lous, a. [Gr. xi`fos sword + ? leaf.] (Bot.) Having sword-shaped leaves. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • xiphophyllous — |zifə|filəs adjective Etymology: xiph + phyllous : having sword shaped leaves * * * xiphophyllous / ə filˈəs/ adjective (Gr phyllon leaf) with sword shaped leaves • • • Main Entry: ↑xiph …   Useful english dictionary

  • xiphophyllous — xipho·phyl·lous …   English syllables

  • xiphoid —   a. sword like.    ♦ xiphoid process, lowest division of sternum; king crab s tail.    ♦ xiphophyllous, a. with sword shaped leaves …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • xiph- — combining form or xiphi or xipho Etymology: New Latin, from Greek, from xiphos 1. : swordlike …   Useful english dictionary

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