sclerophyll

adjective
scle·​ro·​phyll
variants: or sclerophyllous \ ¦⸗⸗¦filəs \

Definition of sclerophyll

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : of, relating to, or exhibiting sclerophylly sclerophyll plants sclerophyll characteristics
2 : made up of sclerophyll plants a sclerophyll scrub

sclerophyll

noun
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of sclerophyll (Entry 2 of 2)

: a sclerophyll plant

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History and Etymology for sclerophyll

Adjective

International Scientific Vocabulary scler- + -phyll or -phyllous

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“Sclerophyll.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sclerophyll. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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