noun phyl·lo·dy \ˈfilədē, -di\

Definition of phyllody



  1. :  metamorphosis of a specialized plant organ (as a flower petal) into a foliage leaf (as by the action of a virus)

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Origin and Etymology of phyllody

International Scientific Vocabulary phyll- + -ody

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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