Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In botany, the production of leaves in unusual numbers or in unusual places.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Bot.) An abnormal or excessive production of leaves.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun botany The over-production of leaves by a plant (usually a tree).

Etymologies

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phyllo- + -mania

Examples

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  • Excessive or abnormal production of leaves.

    December 16, 2007

  • Ah, like when a severe bout of flu goes through the office?

    December 16, 2007

  • The best pie in all Ruritania

    Is layers of dough plus extranea!

    The thinner you roll it

    The more I’ll extol it,

    Admitting to deep phyllomania.

    November 7, 2017