malacophyllous

adjective
mal·​a·​co·​phyl·​lous

Definition of malacophyllous

: having soft or fleshy leaves malacophyllous xerophytes

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History and Etymology for malacophyllous

probably from (assumed) New Latin malacophyllus, from New Latin malac- + -phyllus -phyllous

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“Malacophyllous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/malacophyllous. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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