Aphyllous
Aphyllous Aph"yl*lous, a. [Gr. ?; 'a priv. + ? leaf.] (Bot.) Destitute of leaves, as the broom rape, certain euphorbiaceous plants, etc. [1913 Webster]

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  • aphyllous — [ā΄fil′əs] adj. [ A 2 + PHYLLOUS] lacking leaves, as most cactuses …   English World dictionary

  • aphyllous — aphylly, n. /ay fil euhs/, adj. Bot. naturally leafless. [1820 30; < NL aphyllus < Gk áphyllos leafless. See A 6, PHYLLOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • aphyllous — adjective Having no leaves …   Wiktionary

  • aphyllous — adj. (Botany) leafless, having no leaves …   English contemporary dictionary

  • aphyllous — aphyl·lous …   English syllables

  • aphyllous — /əˈfɪləs/ (say uh filuhs) adjective Botany naturally leafless. {Greek aphyllos leafless} …   Australian English dictionary

  • aphyllous — adj. Bot. (of plants) having no leaves. Etymology: mod.L f. Gk aphullos f. a not + phullon leaf …   Useful english dictionary

  • aphylly — noun see aphyllous * * * aphyllˈy noun • • • Main Entry: ↑aphyllous …   Useful english dictionary

  • aphylly — See aphyllous. * * * …   Universalium

  • aphylly —   n. absence of leaves.    ♦ aphyllous, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

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