phyllary

play
noun phyl·la·ry \ˈfi-lə-rē\

Definition of phyllary

plural

phyllaries

  1. :  one of the involucral bracts subtending the flower head of a composite plant

Origin and Etymology of phyllary

New Latin phyllarium, from Greek phyllarion, diminutive of phyllon leaf

Learn More about phyllary


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up phyllary? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!