achlorophyllous

adjective
achlo·​ro·​phyl·​lous | \(ˈ)ā-¦klȯōr-ə-¦fi-ləs\

Definition of achlorophyllous 

: having no chlorophyll a parasitic achlorophyllous plant

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First Known Use of achlorophyllous

1883, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for achlorophyllous

a- entry 2 + chlorophyllous

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