phyl-
or phylo- combining form Etymology: Latin, from Greek, from phylē, phylon; akin to Greek phyein to bring forth — more at be tribe ; race ; phylum <
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  • phyl — phyl·a·co·bi·o·sis; phyl·ephe·bic; phyl·lac·o·ra; phyl·lac·tin·ia; phyl·lade; phyl·lan·thus; phyl·la·ry; phyl·li·dae; phyl·lid·i·um; phyl·li·form; phyl·lin; phyl·line; phyl·lite; phyl·li·tis; phyl·li·um; phyl·lo·both·ri·oi·dea; phyl·lo·bran·chia; …   English syllables

  • phyl... — phyl..., Phyl..., vgl. ↑phylo..., Phylo …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • -phyl — phyl·lum; …   English syllables

  • phyl- — combining form or phylo Etymology: Latin phyl , from Greek phyl , phylo , from phylē tribe, clan, phyle & phylon tribe, race; both akin to Greek phyein to bring forth more at be 1. : tribe …   Useful english dictionary

  • phyl- — var. of phylo before a vowel: phylic. * * * …   Universalium

  • -phyl — var. of phyll. * * * …   Universalium

  • phyl — et, o, *um (G). A tribe …   Dictionary of word roots and combining forms

  • -phyl — var. of phyll …   Useful english dictionary

  • phyl|lox|e|ra — «FIHL ok SIHR uh, fuh LOK suhr », noun, plural phyl|lox|e|rae «FIHL ok SIHR ee, fuh LOK suh ree». any one of a group of plant lice. The grape phylloxera destroys grapevines by infesting the leaves and roots. ╂[< New Latin Phylloxera the genus… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Phyl|lis — «FIHL ihs», noun. a name in pastoral poetry for a comely rustic maiden or sweetheart. Also, Phillis. ╂[< Latin Phyllis, a girl s name in Virgil and Horace < Greek Phyllís (literally) foliage < phýllon leaf] …   Useful english dictionary

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