Definition of anisophyllous
1 : having leaves of two or more shapes and sizes some conifers and many aquatic plants are anisophyllous
2 : having the leaves of a pair different in shape and size — compare isophyllous
anisophylly\(ˈ)aˈnīsəˌfilē\ noun, plural
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Origin and Etymology of anisophyllous
French anisophylle, from 1anis- + -phylle -phyllous
First Known Use: 1858See Words from the same year
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