noun \ˈfi-lə-rē\
plural phyl·la·ries

Definition of PHYLLARY

:  one of the involucral bracts subtending the flower head of a composite plant

Origin of PHYLLARY

New Latin phyllarium, from Greek phyllarion, diminutive of phyllon leaf
First Known Use: 1857

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