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cladophyll

[klad-uh-fil, kley-duh-] /ˈklæd ə fɪl, ˈkleɪ də-/
noun, Botany
1.
a leaflike flattened branch that resembles and functions as a leaf.
Also called cladode.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; clado- + -phyll
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cladophyll

/ˈklædəfɪl/
noun
1.
another name for cladode
Word Origin
C19: from Greek klados branch + phullon leaf
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cladophyll in Science
cladophyll
  (klād'ə-fĭl')   
A photosynthetic branch or portion of a stem that resembles and functions as a leaf, as in the asparagus. Also called cladode.
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