chlorenchyma

noun

chlor·​en·​chy·​ma klȯr-ˈeŋ-kə-mə How to pronounce chlorenchyma (audio)
: chlorophyll-containing parenchyma of plants

Word History

First Known Use

1894, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of chlorenchyma was in 1894

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“Chlorenchyma.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chlorenchyma. Accessed 31 Jan. 2023.

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