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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See cladophyll.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a flattened stem resembling and functioning as a leaf.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In botany, a leaf-like flattened branch or peduncle, as in Ruscus and some species of Phyllanthus. Also cladophyl.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a flattened stem resembling and functioning as a leaf

Etymologies

New Latin cladōdium, from Late Greek kladōdēs, many-branched, from Greek klados, branch.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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