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Meaning of CLADOPHYLL

Pronunciation:  'kladufil

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a flattened stem resembling and functioning as a leaf
 

CLADOPHYLL is a 10 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: cladode, phylloclad, phylloclade
 
 See Also: stalk, stem

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Clad"o*phyll\, n. [Gr. ? a sprout + ? a leaf.]
(Bot.)
A special branch, resembling a leaf, as in the apparent
foliage of the broom ({Ruscus}) and of the common cultivated
smilax ({Myrsiphillum}).

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: A flattened, leaf-like photosynthetic stem not bearing leaves or scales. Compare phylloclade.
 

 

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