phyl·​lome ˈfi-ˌlōm How to pronounce phyllome (audio)
: a plant part that is a leaf or is phylogenetically derived from a leaf

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First Known Use

1875, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of phyllome was in 1875

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“Phyllome.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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