cladophyll

noun
clad·​o·​phyll | \ ˈkla-də-ˌfil How to pronounce cladophyll (audio) \

Definition of cladophyll

: a flattened photosynthetic branch assuming the form of and closely resembling an ordinary foliage leaf

First Known Use of cladophyll

1879, in the meaning defined above

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“Cladophyll.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cladophyll. Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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