phyllode
noun Etymology: New Latin phyllodium, from Greek phyllōdēs like a leaf, from phyllon leaf Date: 1848 a flat expanded petiole that replaces the blade of a foliage leaf, fulfills the same functions, and is analogous to a cladophyll

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  • phyllode — phyllodial, adj. /fil ohd/, n. Bot. an expanded petiole resembling and having the function of a leaf, but without a true blade. [1840 50; < Gk phyllódes leaflike. See PHYLL , ODE1] * * * …   Universalium

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