chlorophyllous love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as chlorophyllaceous.

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  • adjective botany having chlorophyll and, hence, able to engage in photosynthesis

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

  • adjective relating to or being or containing chlorophyll

Etymologies

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chlorophyll +‎ -ous

Examples

  • Somewhere far above, thunder pealed, echoed down cellulose canyons, rolled off chlorophyllous cliffs.

    Shopgirls

  • For several years before the new barn was built the cabin had been used to store bales of hay, and because of the indifferent housekeeping of its few male guests over the years tufts of the stuff was scattered around, and the place smelled pleasantly chlorophyllous, the essence of clover and alfalfa from springs and summers past now driven deeply into its cracked and ancient timbers.

    Again to Carthage

  • Many of them occupy the same ecological niche underground that chlorophyllous plants do topside.

    Flinx In Flux

  • Many of them occupy the same ecological niche underground that chlorophyllous plants do topside.

    Flinx In Flux

  • Somewhere far above, thunder pealed, echoed down cellulose canyons, rolled off chlorophyllous cliffs.

    Midworld

  • Somewhere far above, thunder pealed, echoed down cellulose canyons, rolled off chlorophyllous cliffs.

    Midworld

  • In a well developed large vascular bundle the chlorophyllous layer is open below just close to the sclerenchymatous band.

    A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses

  • Around every one of the vascular bundles there is a single row of large cells containing large chlorophyll grains (the chlorophyllous layer).

    A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses

  • In the case of the leaves of _Panicum flavidum_, _P. colonum_, _P. fluitans_ and _Pennisetum cenchroides_ the sclerenchyma is separated from the chlorophyllous layer by layers of parenchyma.

    A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses

  • The upper bands of the primary and the lower bands of the secondary vascular bundles just touch the chlorophyllous layer.

    A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses

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