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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A retrograde metamorphosis of the floral organs to the condition of leaves.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A retrograde metamorphosis of the floral organs to the condition of leaves.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In botany, the condition in which true leaves are substituted for some other organ —that is, in which other organs are metamorphosed into green leaves.

Etymologies

See phyllodium. (Wiktionary)

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