Gamophyllous Ga*moph"yl*lous, a. [Gr. ? marriage + ? leaf.] (Bot.) Composed of leaves united by their edges (coalescent). --Gray. [1913 Webster]

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  • gamophyllous — [gam΄əfil′əs] adj. having leaves or leaflike organs joined by their edges …   English World dictionary

  • gamophyllous — /gam euh fil euhs/, adj. Bot. having leaves united by their edges. [1870 75; GAMO + PHYLLOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • gamophyllous — adjective Composed of leaves united by their edges …   Wiktionary

  • gamophyllous — gam·o·phyl·lous …   English syllables

  • gamophyllous — /ˌgæmoʊˈfɪləs/ (say .gamoh filuhs) adjective having leaves united by their edges …   Australian English dictionary

  • gamophyllous — |gamə|filəs adjective Etymology: probably from (assumed) New Latin gamophyllus, from New Latin gam + phyllus phyllous : having united leaves or parts resembling leaves used especially of a floral envelope not differentiated into calyx and corolla …   Useful english dictionary

  • Baker — (spr. bēker), 1) Sir Samuel White, engl. Reisender, geb. 21. Juni 1821 zu Thorngrove in Worcestershire, gest. 30. Dez. 1893 auf seinem Landgut Sanford Orleigh (Devonshire), erhielt eine vorzügliche Erziehung, begab sich 1845 zur Elefantenjagd… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • gam- — combining form or gamo Etymology: New Latin, from Greek, marriage, from gamos more at bigamy 1. : united …   Useful english dictionary

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