chylocaulous

adjective
chy·​lo·​cau·​lous | \ ¦kīlə¦kȯləs\

Definition of chylocaulous

: having fleshy or succulent stems used of cacti and similar plants

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Other Words from chylocaulous

chylocauly \ -​lē , -​li \ noun, plural -es

History and Etymology for chylocaulous

German chylocaul chylocaulous (from chyl- + Greek kaulos stem) + English -ous

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