Hypophyllous
Hypophyllous Hy*poph"yl*lous, a. [Pref. hypo- + Gr. ? leaf.] (Bot.) Being or growing on the under side of a leaf, as the fruit dots of ferns. [1913 Webster]

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  • hypophyllous — /huy peuh fil euhs, hip euh /, adj. growing on the undersurface of leaves, as a fungus. [1850 55; HYPO + PHYLLOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • hypophyllous — hy·po·phyl·lous …   English syllables

  • hypophyllous — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ at hypo +|filəs adjective Etymology: hypo + phyllous : located on the under side of a leaf compare epigenous * * * /huy peuh fil euhs, hip euh /, adj. growing on the undersurface of leaves, as a fungus. [1850 55; HYPO + PHYLLOUS] …   Useful english dictionary

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