microphyll

noun
mi·​cro·​phyll | \ ˈmī-krə-ˌfil How to pronounce microphyll (audio) \

Definition of microphyll

1 : a leaf (as of a club moss) with single unbranched veins and no demonstrable gap around the leaf trace
2 : a small leaf

Other Words from microphyll

microphyllous \ ˌmī-​krə-​ˈfi-​ləs How to pronounce microphyllous (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of microphyll

1908, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of microphyll was in 1908

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“Microphyll.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/microphyll. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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