phyllome

noun
phyl·​lome | \ ˈfi-ˌlōm How to pronounce phyllome (audio) \

Definition of phyllome

: a plant part that is a leaf or is phylogenetically derived from a leaf

First Known Use of phyllome

1875, in the meaning defined above

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“Phyllome.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phyllome. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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