chylocaulous

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

Definition of chylocaulous

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

chylocauly

\-lē, -li\ noun, plural

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Origin and Etymology of chylocaulous

German chylocaul chylocaulous (from chyl- + Greek kaulos stem) + English -ous — more at hole


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