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phyl-

combining form

Definition of phyl-

  1. :  tribe :  race :  phylum <phylogeny>



Variants of phyl-

or

phylo-

Origin and Etymology of phyl-

Latin, from Greek, from phylē, phylon; akin to Greek phyein to bring forth — more at be


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