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

  • n. A cytoplasmic pigment of green plants that absorbs light and regulates dormancy, seed germination, and flowering.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any of a class of pigments that control most photomorphogenic responses in higher plants.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as xanthophyl.

Etymologies

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phyto- +‎ chrome

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