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cladophyll


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cladophyll  \Clad"o*phyll\,  n.  [Gr.  ?  a  sprout  +  ?  a  leaf.] 
  (Bot.) 
  A  special  branch,  resembling  a  leaf,  as  in  the  apparent 
  foliage  of  the  broom  ({Ruscus})  and  of  the  common  cultivated 
  smilax  ({Myrsiphillum}). 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cladophyll 
  n  :  a  flattened  stem  resembling  and  functioning  as  a  leaf  [syn: 
  {cladode},  {phylloclad},  {phylloclade}] 




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