hypophloeodal

adjective
hy·​po·​phloe·​o·​dal | \ "+¦flēədᵊl \
variants: or hypophloeodic \ "+flē¦ädik \ or hypophloeous \ "+¦flēəs \

Definition of hypophloeodal

: living just beneath the bark hypophloeodal lichens

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History and Etymology for hypophloeodal

hypophloeodal, hypophloeodic from hypo- + Greek phloiōdēs resembling rind or bark (from phloios bark + -ōdēs -ode) + English -al or -ic; hypophloeous from hypo- + Greek phloios + English -ous

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“Hypophloeodal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hypophloeodal. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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